We Need More People Learning Skilled Trades

From a Washington Post column by Richard Petty and Billy Lane headlined “We need more people learning trades. Something is finally being done about it.”:

If you’re able to work with your hands, you’ll never be out of work.This is a message the two of us share daily. And it’s a message we don’t think high school kids these days hear often enough. Too few of them are pursuing trades — and that’s bad news for our country, because trade workers in the United States are aging out of their jobs, and there aren’t enough young employees to replace them.