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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

John Peterson


Total cost of 22 office trips: $79,224.53


Trips by John Peterson
Total cost of congressperson's 2 trips: $17,105.00

Destination: MOSCOW
Sponsor: Guidry Group
Purpose: TO INQUIRE ABOUT EDMOND POPE CASE
Date: Aug 26, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $8,551.00
source

Destination: MOSCOW
Sponsor: Guidry Group
Purpose: INQUIRY INTO EDMOND POPE CASE
Date: Oct 23, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $8,554.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of John Peterson

Jennifer Bennett
Karen Bishop
Jennifer Burita
Jordan Clark
Robert Ferguson
Robert Larew
Robert Moran
Brian Sowa
Troy Tidwell



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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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