Some students should seek job training

By Chase Stevens ’12
The Roundup

What’s the next step in life after high school?

For most kids, they would say a four year university.

However, this path in life isn’t for everyone.

For example, one could enroll in a trade school.

While many people see vocational schools as places for the dumb, the dropouts and the non-college bound, they are actually a good place to learn a new job.

There is currently a great demand for jobs such as welding, electricians and other jobs that could be learned at a vocational school.

According to an article titled “Vocational Education Myths and Realities” by Michael E. Wonacott, only 30 percent of teenagers are academically competent enough to obtain a four year degree.

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