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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*

Steven Sutton


Total cost of 4 trips: $6,467.85


Trips traveled under the office of John Kline

Destination: HOMESTEAD HOT SPRINGS, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
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Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 14, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $3,650.85
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Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $820.00
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Destination: WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: THE BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT IS DESIGNED TO STRENGTHEN PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS AND ENCOURAGE CANDID LINES OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN CHIEFS OF STAFF
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
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* - Trips by all travelers named Steven Sutton.


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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