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Welders and Philosophers

Tom Morris | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics
Tom Morris

In the most recent Republican presidential primary debate, Senator Mark Rubio said: "For the life of me, I don't know why we have stigmatized vocational education. Welders make more money than philosophers. We need more welders and less philosophers."

Seven Jobs That Will Make You Sick

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 11.05.2011 | Business

Every year, people in the United States become ill as a result of occupational hazards. Workers exposed to asbestos can develop cancer. Coal miners ca...

Female Welder In Peru Fired Up About Women's Rights

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Maria Landa knows her way around a blowtorch. The Peruvian is one of her country's few female welders and just the person to call when you need to ins...

We Get It. College is Great. But so is Welding.

Michael N. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michael N. Smith

Our purpose as K-12 educators should be to get students on THEIR paths to success. It's not to judge them when they take a different one that doesn't involve a four-year college degree.