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Last year in the Washington area, the construction industry lost thousands of jobs. But some industries were growing at the same time. To try to match young people with the jobs that are available, educators are turning to an old idea: vocational education. But it has a new spin: college. This is the second in a two-part series on education and the workforce.

Jessica Gould reports ...

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