Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook


Forgot your password?

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

by auroracita (#29587635) Attached to: Obama Makes a Push To Add Time To the School Year
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.

Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (7) Well, it's an excellent idea, but it would make the compilers too hard to write.