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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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Trips by*

Lynnette Farhadian


Total cost of 2 trips: $1,421.39


Trips traveled under the office of Barbara Lee

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: MERCK AND CO., INC., WYETH-AYERST LABORATORIES, AND ASTRAZENECA
Purpose: WOMEN'S HEALTH LEGISLATIVE STRATEGY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $579.00
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Destination: LA
Sponsor: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MEDICAL EDU & PROBLEMS FACING MEDICAL SCHOOLS & TEACHING HOSPITALS
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $842.39
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* - Trips by all travelers named Lynnette Farhadian.


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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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