Mary Alice McCarthy discusses post-secondary education

Anne-Marie Slaughter talks to Mary Alice McCarthy, the director of New America’s Center for Education and Skills about the future of apprenticeships. As McCarthy points out, there’s a strong need in the country to integrate post-secondary education and the skills needs in the marketplace, a problem that is typically best solved locally.

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