Vocational and trade school faculty members teach a wide variety of subjects that are most often related to specific subjects such as practical nursing, cosmetology, or welding. They may also teach general courses such as basic computing or English as a Second Language. Those who teach specific skills often help prepare their students to take tests that certify them as qualified to practice in particular fields. Just as in other professions, women tend to be attracted to those fields related to nurturing.

Before 1972, when Title IX of the Educational Amendments to the Civil Rights Act of 1965 was passed, female applicants for positions in vocational and trade schools were often passed over in favor of men; once the federal government began denying federal ...

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