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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*

Lawrence Seyfriez


Total cost of 6 trips: $15,019.48


Trips traveled under the office of Eric Cantor

Destination:
Sponsor: Citigroup
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,774.50
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Business Software Alliance
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,003.20
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Capital One Financial Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT FINDINGS
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,085.45
source

Destination: NAPLES, FL
Sponsor: Financial Services Roundtable
Purpose: ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Apr 3, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $686.24
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR/SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT FINDINGS
Date: Jun 29, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,887.00
source

Destination: SWEDEN
Sponsor: Saab AB
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 17, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $6,583.09
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lawrence Seyfriez.


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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