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Vocational education was once a staple of American schooling, preparing some kids for blue-collar futures while others were put on a path to college. Today the new mantra is "college for all." But not everyone wants to go to college, and more than half of jobs don't require a bachelor's degree. Many experts say it's time to bring back career and technical education. This American RadioWorks documentary explores how vocational education is being reimagined.

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A student learns welding at a vocational high school in Massachusetts. (Photo: Emily Hanford)

Ready to Work

Vocational education was once a staple of American schooling, preparing some kids for blue-collar futures while others were put on a path to college. Today the new mantra is "college for all." But not everyone wants to go to college, and more than half of jobs don't require a bachelor's degree. Many experts say it's time to bring back career and technical education. This American RadioWorks documentary explores how vocational education is being reimagined.

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Natl Federation of the Blind - $1,228.55 spent on 4 trips
74.3% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
25.7% spent on Republican Party

EHRLICH, ROBERT LEROY JR - Republican Party
July 7, 2000 - July 7, 2000 (1 days)
Atlanta, GA
Purpose - Speak at conference
Total Cost - $316.00

GRIJALVA, RAUL M MR. - Democratic Party
June 30, 2003 - July 1, 2003 (2 days)
Louisville, KY
Purpose - Keynote speaker to National Convention of the National Federation of the Blind
Total Cost - $416.95

DAVIS, DANNY K - Democratic Party
July 4, 2004 - July 5, 2004 (2 days)
Atlanta, GA
Purpose - Plenary Session Featured Speaker at 2004 National Convention
Total Cost - $343.20

DAVIS, DANNY K - Democratic Party
July 5, 2005 - July 5, 2005 (1 days)
Louisville, KY
Purpose - Speak at Annual Convention
Total Cost - $152.40

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A student learns welding at a vocational high school in Massachusetts. (Photo: Emily Hanford)

Ready to Work

Vocational education was once a staple of American schooling, preparing some kids for blue-collar futures while others were put on a path to college. Today the new mantra is "college for all." But not everyone wants to go to college, and more than half of jobs don't require a bachelor's degree. Many experts say it's time to bring back career and technical education. This American RadioWorks documentary explores how vocational education is being reimagined.

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