Thomas G. Bigley: Two Pittsburgh trade schools have closed. Fortunately, the county has alternatives.

White Notch ReverseWhite Notch

(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 20, 2024) 

History is repeating itself with the closing of Triangle Tech and Pittsburgh Technical Institute. It was 20 years ago that the city closed Connelly Trade school located on Bedford Avenue in the Hill District. Thousands of high school students attended trade school there while attending high school.


PGH Works Perspective

A representative of PGH Works member union Plumbers and Pipefitters explains how organized labor apprenticeships provide training and career opportunities.

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