Why is There Such a Shortage of Skilled Workers?

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After bad trade deals, such as NAFTA, CAFTA and many others, Americans moved away from getting involved in skilled trades and jobs that involved manufacturing because so many of those jobs went overseas.

High School’s and junior high used to have industrial arts programs otherwise known as shop class. My shop class had everything from woodworking, to sand casting, welding and even drafting.  Those programs were mostly cut and students were encouraged to get good grades so they could get into ...

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