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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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Trips by*

Blair Milligan


Total cost of 2 trips: $7,285.00


Trips traveled under the office of Mike Mcintyre

Destination: MAINZ, BAMBERG AND BERLIN
Sponsor: HANSEATIC INSTITUTE AND THE CHARLIE CHECKPOINT FOUNDATION
Purpose: TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS BETWEEN US AND GERMANY WITH A FOCUS ON US MILITARY IN THE COUNTRY.
Date: Feb 14, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $1,930.00
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Destination: TAIWAN, THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: May 28, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $5,355.00
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* - Trips by all travelers named Blair Milligan.


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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