Learning a trade need not be a demeaning, unintellectual, or low-skilled endeavor. In fact, in many countries, high school and post-secondary skilled trades are taught in rigorous technical institutes with a great deal of cooperation between schools and local businesses. Learning a skilled trade is too important to be left to diploma mills advertising on late night tv.
Shop is Not a Four-Letter Word | Edutopia
“In Texas, for example, of every 100 students who enrolled in a public college, 79 started at a community college, and only two of them earned a two-year degree on time; even after four years, only seven of them graduated. Of the 21 of those 100 who enrolled at a four-year college, five graduated on…