Wis. district seeks to let more students test drive careers

To improve its youth apprenticeship program, a school district in Wisconsin is working with the local chamber of commerce to help develop additional partnerships with businesses. Students participating in apprenticeships typically work onsite with job mentors while also taking regular academic classes. "When you're looking at a workforce, economics, building the pipeline of future employees, any opportunity that you can give kids options for education I think is important," said Tania Kilpatrick, career and technical education coordinator.

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