German high school graduates are increasingly shunning vocational training in favor of attending universities, The Wall Street Journal reported. Government officials said on Friday that new data show that 2013 was the sixth consecutive year in which there was a decline in the number of high school students seeking vocational training. Germany's education system, long hailed as a key to the country's economic growth, has a strong divide between vocational training and universities for those finishing high school.
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