Missing the Vocational Boat

January 2011
School Administrator;Jan2011, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p43
The article discusses vocational education in the U.S., arguing that this kind of training is de-emphasized in favor of college preparation programs. The author examines African-American and Latino high school dropouts as well as youth unemployment rates. He also explores Switzerland's education system, in which many students enroll in vocational training and complete apprenticeships.


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