Advanced vocational classes increase students’ earnings in early career, report says

Students earn about 2 percent more annually for each advanced or upper-level voca­tional class they take in high school, according to an analysis of the schooling and workforce outcomes of over 4,000 early-career adults.
In a new article for the scholarly journal Education Next, authors Daniel Kreisman (Georgia State University) and Kevin Stange (University of Michigan) further report that, rather than deterring capable students from academic pursuits, vocational courses enable students to make ...

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