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Our View: Kudos to schools for vo-tech leaning


January 24, 2020

It’s encouraging to see our local schools recognize that their primary purpose is educating our children for their future.

That means different things to different people, of course. The prevalent attitude of preparing children for college is great, if your children are meant to attend college. But it’s not appropriate to direct students into college prep courses when they would be better served in vocational training, such as welding, computer technology, drafting and other trades.

There’s an old joke about who to call when your sewer is backed up late on a Saturday night and your h...

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