NPR: High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University
“While a shortage of workers is pushing wages higher in the skilled trades, the financial return from a bachelor’s degree is softening, even as the price — and the average debt into which it plunges students — keeps going up,” states an article on NPR’s website.
“But high school graduates have been so effectively encouraged to get a bachelor’s that high-paid jobs requiring shorter and less expensive training are going unfilled,” the article notes. “This affects those students and also poses a real threat to the economy.”
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