All students should be trained and certified in a study of interest prior to graduation from high school, whether it’s an IT (Information Technology) course, a Business Clerical/Microsoft applications course, screen printing, sewing/alterations, home building, auto-mechanics, or cosmetology, the latter two of which are already availed in some vo-tech programs…                     This would alleviate the overwhelming competition for low-skilled jobs, and provide direction to a significant number of graduates who don’t pursue higher education.  It would be quite impactful in terms of ameliorating poverty and crime that occurs as a direct result of under-education or lack of job skills…