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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*

Jonathan Berger


Total cost of 8 trips: $10,292.22


Trips traveled under the office of Jack Reed

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 13, 2000
Expense: $412.50
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: SEATTLE FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK
Purpose: FHLB CONFERENCE (FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK)
Date: Aug 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $826.14
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $908.42
source

Destination: SALT LAKE CITY
Sponsor: Freddie Mac
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,855.50
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,769.89
source

Destination: BOSTON, MASS.
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL & EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 29, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $957.98
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Reuters Group plc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING AND TOUR
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $891.79
source

Destination: SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: Freddie Mac
Purpose: FINANCIAL SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,670.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jonathan Berger.


American RadioWorks |
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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