Lack of vocational education stifles US mobility

Stratified school system fails to equip poorer children with basic skills
Community leaders in poor neighbourhoods in the south and west of Chicago say job opportunities in he city centre often seem worlds away
Community leaders in poor neighbourhoods in the south and west of Chicago say job opportunities in he city centre often seem worlds away

If Torres Hughes had grown up in his part of the west side of Chicago in the 1960s or 1970s, manufacturing would have been a natural career choice.