Extra students are turning a long way off from school and in direction of apprenticeships


Douglas Belkin

| Photos by Valerie Plesch for The Wall Aspect motorway Journal

Final spring Dina Sosa Cruz sat along with her oldsters and sister within the family’s residing room and reviewed her alternatives: a paunchy academic trudge to the College of the District of Columbia, or an apprenticeship within the insurance coverage industry. 

The college route supposed on the tip of four years the 22-twelve months-outmoded would hang a stage, somewhat of debt and no work abilities. The apprenticeship would leave her with a two-twelve months stage, money within the financial institution and practicing in a profession that appealed to her. 

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