It’s not your father’s vocational education. Students at Davis Aerospace, a public school in Detroit, can earn a pilot’s license.

James Fallows writes

Devote three minutes to watching this, and see if it doesn’t affect your view of the innovation and commitment underway in places or systems usually written off as struggling or troubled.

In a new Ed Next article, Ilana Garon writes about a student who benefited from a vocational education program and wonders why more students don’t get that opportunity.

—Education Next

HT: Alexander Russo

Last updated April 11, 2014