Apprenticeships: Good idea or fool’s gold?

Waterloo Courier Opinion

We’ve agreed apprenticeships — along with community college training programs — can help fill the gap between thousands of good available jobs and workers with the skills to fill them. But caveats exist.

Recent studies indicate apprenticeships alone won’t solve a multifaceted problem ranging from the need for better general education and lifelong learning to extricating young males from video games.