Vocational degrees for high schoolers instead of diplomas?

Here's a very interesting proposal made by a Wisconsin lawmakers that would allow state high school students choose to receive a vocational degree instead of a high school diploma. From the Green Bay Press Gazette: 

A bill before the state Legislature would allow students to skip requirements in math, science and English and instead earn vocational credits to graduate. The vocational program's makeup would be decided by school boards, and the state Department of Public Instruction would approve any curriculum changes.

 

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