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What's So Funny About
Vocational & Technical School?
Part II

Last week I talked about technical and vocational schools.  I wanted to take some time and follow up a little more about it. Forty years ago, getting a degree from a four-year school was a huge deal – something that only the best and brightest got.  It meant that you were on the track to get a high paying job in a   Read More. . .

Tags : Education Trades Vocational Post-Secondary HigherEd

What's So Funny About
Vocational & Technical School?

Every few weeks or so, US Education Secretary Arne Duncan and New York State Commissioner of Education John King profess and insist upon the need to ensure that more students go on to higher education.  Every few weeks (via E-mails or Twitter) I ask them why. Please don’t misconstrue what I mean when I ask them.  I don’t   Read More. . .

Tags : Education Trades Vocational Post-Secondary AchievementGap

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