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Comment Re:Trade school needs to be a real option (Score 2, Informative) 1073

In some areas, a trade school-like option is available as young as 9th grade. Minneapolis, for example, offers a veterinary-training academy for applicant students starting in 11th grade. A growing number of high schools are also offering the option to take college-level courses for dual credit so that high school graduates also receive an Associates degree in a preferred area so they can either take two years of university in a specialized area or go straight into the work force.

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