There's good news coming out of Wisconsin's network of technical colleges. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently reported that enrollment at the state's 16 technical colleges is up 40 percent over the last decade, which aligns well with the state's prediction that middle-level jobs will grow at a higher-than-average rate throughout the next decade.
These 16 schools enroll more than 400,000 students and are widely considered to be the state's main artery to economic development. In fact, last year enrollment at Western Technical College in La Crosse increased by 9.5 percent. (more...)