Should college completion be prioritized over vocational training?

07/10/2011 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The Obama administration is seeking to reduce federal funding for career and technical education in high schools and community colleges by 20% -- prioritizing college completion over career training. Some educators say technical training helps at-risk students learn the skills they need to find good jobs. However, others say college completion should be the goal for all students.

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