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Workforce Training in the Budget Crosshairs

April 4, 2008
Most U.S. job training takes place in the nation’s 4,100 colleges, technical training schools, universities and community colleges. But bad times loom for these schools, which are mostly public institutions. A softening economy means lower tax revenue, less public spending and, consequently, reduced higher-education budgets.
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Where Vocational Training Meets Labor Literature

April 4, 2008
The National Labor College specializes in college-degree programs and graduate studies for working adults. The students are union members, blue and white collar alike, working toward accredited college degrees with a union bent, like a bachelor’s degree in the political economy of labor.
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