Rob Manning http://peoriapublicradio.org en From Shop Class To Shipyard: Oregon's Plan For Industrial Interns http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/shop-class-shipyard-oregons-plan-industrial-interns Transcript <p>ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: <p>President Obama often talks about making sure American students graduate high school ready for college. But one program in Oregon is reaching out to the shop class crowd of students who would rather learn a paying trade right away than stay in a classroom. Manufacturers there are using a new internship program to recruit and train teenagers straight out of high school to be machinists, welders and painters. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 19:55:00 +0000 Rob Manning 15630 at http://peoriapublicradio.org