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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*

Chelsi Stevens


Total cost of 3 trips: $3,308.55


Trips traveled under the office of Amory Houghton

Destination: ROUNDTRIP FROM DULLES AIRPORT TO SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Gilead Sciences
Purpose: TO ATTEND A CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR ON HIV/AIDS AND HEPATITIS B
Date: Aug 11, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,656.68
source


Trips traveled under the office of Randy Kuhl

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP TO VIEW EXCHANGE FLOORS & SEE AG COMMODITIES & FUTURES TRADING
Date: Apr 10, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,062.22
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC (PEAGAN NATIONAL) TO LOUISVILLE, KY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: STAFF TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE
Date: Aug 1, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $589.65
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* - Trips by all travelers named Chelsi Stevens.


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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