These well-paying jobs are not out of reach for New Yorkers
In the decade since the Great Recession, Brooklyn has become a thriving destination to live, work and visit. Economic markers have shifted, especially for a borough that in the recent past had too many underutilized or obsolete industrial hubs and unproductive swaths of land. … Somehow we lost our way with vocational education. There are seeds of progress—programs like the Navy Yard’s new vocational STEAM Center high school, CUNY City Tech’s partnership with Infor, and NYU Tandon’s Veterans Future Lab—but much more needs to be done. Again, physical proximity of schools with innovation economy clusters can be critical to success.