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PROOF POINTS: Number of students enrolled in job-focused degree programs dropping by double digits

The pipeline for future workers in high-end manufacturing and other hands-on fields, from homeland security to firefighting, has sprung a giant leak during the coronavirus pandemic. The number of students pursuing two-year vocational degrees in precision production has fallen 18 percent this fall, compared with the fall of 2019. During that same period, 15 percent […]