By the American Council on Education
While the word apprenticeship may evoke images of craft guilds in the Middle Ages, the concept is gaining new currency today in the United States. Here’s what you need to know.
An online search for the term “apprenticeship” quickly yields illustrations of medieval bakers and roof thatchers. With those images in mind, it’s a bit disconcerting when Sarah Ayres Steinberg, a policy analyst on the economic policy team at the Center for American Progress, says that right now in the United States, “apprenticeship is a very
hot topic.” (more…)