Rick Haglund: Steering students into skilled trades alone won’t rebuild Michigan’s middle class

For decades, Michigan policymakers have focused on attracting more high school students into skilled trades and other plentiful good-paying jobs that don’t require four-year degrees.  Every governor since John Engler has pushed the notion that Michigan can rebuild a middle class decimated from the loss of auto assembly and other manufacturing jobs by growing “middle-skill” … Continue reading Rick Haglund: Steering students into skilled trades alone won’t rebuild Michigan’s middle class