Local program tries to close workforce staffing shortages by training high school students to fill themPlay
So many industries are facing staffing shortages from teachers, to bus drivers, to nurses and healthcare workers. One potential solution is to get young people into their desired professions with on the job experience and training. Local nonprofit Northeast Arc is trying it with their "Pathways to Opportunities" program at Lynn Classical High School. They connect students with mentorships, internships, and real world experiences in their own communities. We speak with program coordinators and students currently enrolled.
This segment aired on May 5, 2023.