Education for Jobs

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Education and Changing Job Market

Unemployment Amid Scarcity of Skilled Workers

Vocational education—training for the world of V work that does not require a bachelor's degree—has long been considered the stepchild of American education. The stepchild has emerged during the past few years to become a subject of increasing public concern. Sidney P. Marland Jr., U.S. Commissioner of Education, had good reason to call vocational training the No. 1 priority in education. A recent study by the ...

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