High School Tech Training Programs Can Help Fix Construction Worker Shortage

January 25, 2016

As skilled labor workers continue to get older (and fewer in number), the industry can look to the high school ranks for the next generation.

High school career and technical training programs are preparing youngsters for the workforce. Construction Dive highlights an Oklahoma school that has a 94 percent placement rate. 

Many CTE (career and technical education) programs struggle with funding, though, so industry organizations and private companies are calling on Congress for help.

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