July 9, 2021
Rep Virginia Foxx
Skills-based education is a worthy, equal alternative to a college degree. At a time when tuition is skyrocketing and a degree does not necessarily translate to an in-demand job, many students and their parents wonder if college is still the best option.
Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) wrote a piece dismantling the hierarchy that exists among higher education, where a four-year, liberal arts degree is considered “success” and a trade or skills-based education is “settling.”
In Case You Missed It via @EdLaborGOP on Medium, skills-based education provides a rewarding, stable path for students to achieve comparable success to those who choose to pursue a baccalaureate degree.