I just paid $75 an hour to have my lawn tractor fixed. Maybe I am in the wrong line of work.

July 29, 2011

Steven Bowen, Maine's education commissioner, in response to a state senator who pointed out that many skills for good-paying jobs can be obtained in a yearlong training program that could flow from high school. The governor recently assembled a task force to look at ways to give more students the option of a five-year secondary education.