People are going to college without a plan, without a career in mind, because the mindset in high school is just, 'Go to college. At The Hechinger Report, we publish thoughtful letters from readers that contribute to the ongoing discussion about the education topics we cover. Department of Education reports. People with career and technical educations are also more likely to be employed than their counterparts with academic credentials, the U. Students see that too.
It also predicts that, between now andthere will be a need fornew plumbers.
High-paying jobs go begging while high school grads line up for bachelor’s degrees
Join us Support education news that matters. By submitting your name, you grant us permission to publish it with your letter. And while people who get them are more likely to be employed and make more money than those who don't, that premium appears to be softening; their median earnings were lower inwhen adjusted for inflation, than in As for whether anyone looks down on her for not having a bachelor's degree, Bruce doesn't particularly care. As my Dad approached retirement, I watched them push him to lower paying and less important positions in favor of younger worker. I'm getting close to retirement now and have no worries about getting put out to pasture. The Trump administration supports the idea.