In the News: Century-old ‘work college’ model regains popularity as student debt grows

By Robert Boos
Posted September 5, 2017

…the idea of a work college is drawing renewed interest, thanks to rising student debt, skepticism about the financial payoff of a liberal arts education and employer complaints that graduates aren’t prepared for jobs. The fact that work colleges get extra funding under a little-known federal program also hasn’t hurt.

Century-old ‘work college’ model regains popularity as student debt grows

Twin Cities Public Television interviews professor Nicholas Hartlep.