AWI e-briefs - 07/25/2019 (Plain Text Version)
New Dept. Labor Rule Seeks to Create New Apprenticeship Model
In late June, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced the proposal of a new rule aimed to “address America's skills gap and expand the apprenticeship model to new industries,” according to a recent blog post by CTE Policy Watch, a blog for CTE advocates (free subscription). “The proposed rule would establish a process for recognizing Standards Recognition Entities (SRE) and Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs).