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Career Education Making a Comeback in US High Schools

Posted by Steve Schram on April 27, 2016 at 10:53 AM

Originally published on April 27, 2016 on ABC News by Lisa Leff.

There was an emergency in Room 14. Three girls injured, one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work.

The pair cut open the girl's pant leg, pinched her toes to see if she had feeling and fit her with a neck brace. Sweat flecked their faces by the time they had the patient — a perfectly healthy classmate — strapped to a back board 12 minutes later.

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