It seems we've finally concluded that we've gotten workforce education and training all wrong for the past two decades, and it's time to fix it. Lots of theories exist for the whys and wherefores of our missteps, but I think it boils down to one: We had devalued the manufacturing sector generally, and production work -- even skilled production work -- specifically. During the '80s and '90s, our business and public policy leaders placed their bets on creating the ...

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