Breaking Ground: A First Look at American High School Skilled Trades Education

At a Glance

This report is a national landscape analysis of secondary-level, skilled trades education. We analyzed data from 37 states to understand what trades education programs are offered, who participates in them, and what outcomes students experience. We also reviewed promising practices and challenges to the field and made recommendations to stakeholders in education, workforce, and industry for improving access to quality trades programs.

Published may. 14, 2020


Areas of Work
  • Ensuring Equity in Advancement
  • Meeting Employer Needs