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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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Office of

Henry Hyde


Total cost of 63 office trips: $150,876.51


Trips by Henry Hyde
Total cost of congressperson's 1 trips: $9,000.00

Destination: WASHINGTON
Sponsor: General Electric Co
Purpose: TELEVISION APPEARANCE
Date: Sep 29, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $9,000.00
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Congressional staff traveling under the office of Henry Hyde

Blaine Aaron
David Abremowitz
Lara Alamen
Douglas Anderson
Paul Berkowitz
Patrick Brennan
Malik Chaka
Jon Dudas
Adolfo Franco
Sharee Freeman
Kirsti Garlock
Joseph Gibson
Dennis Halpin
Mulenga Katyoka
Debra Laman
Alan Makovsky
John Mautz
Caleb Mccarry
Greg Mccarthy
James Mccormick
Richard Mereu
Thomas Mooney
Vincent Morelli
Patrick Prisco
Francis Record
Grover Rees
John Roberts
Thomas Sheehy
Nancy Short
Raymond Smietanka
Samuel Stratman
Paul Taylor
Carl Thorsen
Rebecca Ward
Jim Wilon



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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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