NEWS & EVENTS
Reviving the Manufacturing Sector, Starting in Middle School
Today’s Ohio teenagers were born into an era of manufacturing collapse.
Between 2000 and 2010, the state lost more than 40 percent of its jobs in the sector, according to federal labor-market data. Families and communities were scarred, creating an indelible impression among many that manufacturing is a dead-end field.
But that’s not the full story.