High school career diplomas could be the future

Monday, March 17, 2014

We all remember high school as a time when teachers preached about the importance of attending college. However, this is not the ideal route for all, and luckily, vocational and technical (vo-tech) training may now be getting the attention it deserves in Louisiana classrooms.

It seems this form of education is on the rise after sitting on the back burner for years. On Friday, a proposal was made to the state education board to revamp vo-tech programs and implement the “career diploma,” which promises high-paying jobs to those who graduate high school.

The graduates won’t need college to get a decent job.

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