Long disparaged, education for the skilled trades is slowly coming into fashion — from hechingerreport.org by Jon Marcus
Higher demand, better pay and new respect are drawing students to the trades


Meanwhile, Americans can see firsthand the labor shortages in fields such as construction, transportation and logistics, along with rising pay for those kinds of jobs and the lower debt and the shorter timetables needed to train for them.

“Especially with the younger generation, time matters. Money matters, but time matters as well,” said Chad Wilson, superintendent at the East Valley Institute of Technology in Arizona, or EVIT.