National Network Will Help Apprentices Earn a College Degree

The Electrical Trades Center, Columbus, Ohio

Joe Day adjusts a motor control circuit as part of his apprenticeship through the Electrical Trades Center, in central Ohio. The state is strengthening ties between its apprenticeships and its community colleges.
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For the hundreds of thousands of people who enroll each year in federally registered apprenticeship programs, learning begins not in a college classroom, but, for instance, in the belly of a nuclear power plant.

An apprenticeship is a unique form of...

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