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From apprenticeships to pathways for specialized career certificates, “earn and learn” partnerships are proliferating.

Obtaining a four-year college degree is not essential for all students. In Illinois, 52 percent of jobs require education and training beyond high school, but not a B.A. degree. These high-demand fields include health care, medical technology and advanced manufacturing.

Written by Paige Ponder in Crain’s Chicago Business