Not every child seeks a four-year college degree upon completion of high school. Many want employment and to begin earning money. Consider these bullet points; Teachers will come from business, industry and government. Students will be paid a minimum wage, and held to what is expected by future employers as to being on time, getting along with others and staying on task. Students will be introduced to the array of jobs listed here: Occupational Outlook Handbook: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Guest lectures and field trips will augment regular lessen plans Upon completion of the two-year course of study, the successful student will have all the tools necessary to apply for and secure entry level employment in their chosen field. these tools will include practice interviews and written resumes Most communities have Jr. Colleges, which could incorporate such a two-year program, as well as a jumping off place for those who choose to transfer to a 4-year school. What do you think?