Minnesota needs more vocational students to build the future, leaders say

Apprentice at work
Jessica Hurd drills holes in a measuring device at Buhler Inc. in Plymouth, Minn. Friday, March 28, 2014. Hurd, who's father has worked at the technology and manufacturing company for 35 years, is a second-year apprentice at Buhler. The apprenticeship program is held in conjunction with Dunwoody College of Technology and offers students an alternative to a bachelor's degree.