The issue is not the education- it is the lack of career readiness and lack of marketable skills. Manufacturing and construction jobs provide some of the best wages for ordinary workers,
It isn’t a choice between college or no college. It is a question of why not get a skill and earn while you learn instead of gambling on years of debt for a degree that may not qualify you for a job in today’s economy.
While unemployment rose in the broad economy according to the Department of Labor's latest report, the outlook for employment in precision machining is positive with 99% of respondents reporting outlook for employment will remain the same or improve over the next three months.