Career Technical Education

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This new program is preparing Hall students for careers in local industries
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Oct 30, 5:46 AM: Joel Grace has moved around some in the last few years, from Alabama to West Hall High School in Oakwood, and now finds himself at the Lanier College & Career Academy with a clear goal in mind.
New Tech program brings a fresh approach to group work at Burke High
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Oct 23, 6:22 AM: By most measures, Burke High is not producing students who are ready for college or the workforce. Burke High’s graduating class of 2018 performed poorly on the ACT college readiness exam, with a composite score ranking among the >
Regional action cluster aims to make Cincinnati a leader in cyber-technology
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Oct 22, 5:41 AM: A partnership among businesses, educators and agencies is working to turn Cincinnati into the Silicon Valley of the Midwest. Local schools are training the next generation of cyber-experts.
Editorial: Greenfield Savings and Franklin County Technical School a great partnership
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Oct 22, 5:14 AM: No doubt our local banks need to turn a profit at the end of the day, but there are ways to do that by riding a wave of economic development that enriches the community without endangering it. That’s why we love how Greenfield >
Montgomery County upgrades vocational training
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Oct 15, 5:25 AM: The 171,526-square-foot structure in Silver Spring sits next to the building that previously housed the school, which remains fenced off. More than 850 students are dually enrolled at Edison, which means they spend three class >
Editorial: ‘A new model’
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Oct 2, 6:11 AM: The plans are as ambitious and unique as the overall Electric Works project: A hybrid of career and technical, dual-credit, entrepreneurial efforts and more – designed to offer students study options not imagined in their current >
Athens Community Career Academy gets a ‘rethink’
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Sep 25, 7:17 AM: The Clarke County School district’s new career academy sputtered following its launch in the 2011-12 school year. But now the Athens Community Career Academy is poised to fulfill its early hope, academy CEO Lawrence Harris >
Today’s vocational schools bust stereotypes, offer better college, career options: Pathways to
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Sep 24, 6:28 AM: Vocational programs, like many features of education, have gone through multiple cycles of being in and out of favor. Participation nationwide dropped when the U.S. started pushing college degrees as the main pathway to prosperity >
Vocational Programs Likely To Expand In Florida, No Matter Who’s In The Governor’s Mansion Next
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Sep 24, 6:20 AM: Gubernatorial candidates from both parties this week debuted their education platforms to Florida voters. Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum stand ideologically opposed on many fronts – like school choice and how to >
How schools are revolutionizing vocational training
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Sep 20, 4:52 AM: Educators no longer refer to the skill-based education as “vocational.” Instead, the name “career and technical education” is a better fit for all students, particularly those who may want to further their education after high >
High school program offers student ‘pre-apprenticeships’ to start careers
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Sep 17, 5:21 AM: Pitt Community College student Juan Herrera spends time in the classroom learning about motors, electrical systems, blueprints, and welding. He also works part-time as a maintenance technician with Greenville Utilities Commission. >
In search for new workers, manufacturers turn to apprentices
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Sep 10, 7:45 AM: About 530,000 apprentices took part in about 22,000 registered programs in 2017, according to the latest federal figures. But most apprentices aren’t young. The average age of North Carolina’s 8,500 apprentices is roughly 30. Labor >
Commentary: The case for modern-day school choice
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Sep 4, 6:35 AM: Public school districts on Long Island take great pride in offering students the best possible academic experience to prepare them for college. These districts offer such a comprehensive curriculum that many are ranked among the >
Marshall Plan for Talent aims to build Michigan students’ career skills
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Aug 28, 6:27 AM: To help address the growing shortage of Professional Trade workers in a wide range of industries throughout the state, Gov. Rick Snyder in June signed into law the Marshall Plan for Talent, a $100 million workforce development >
MAC and FHS partner on apprenticeship program
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Aug 27, 6:47 AM: Many high school students today are looking for a technical career pathway that does not require a college degree. A new partnership between Mineral Area College and Farmington High School gives Career and Technical >
Vocation, vocation, vocation
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Aug 20, 7:41 AM: COLLEGE ISN'T FOR EVERYONE. It’s a hard truth to swallow, especially for students who find themselves disinterested or disheartened during their tenure at a four-year university, and those who’ve been preached to their entire >
Vocational Training Is Back as Firms Pair With High Schools to Groom Workers
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Aug 14, 7:20 AM: Gabe Schorner never considered himself a good student until he enrolled in his high school’s new welding program, where, in an industrial-style classroom, Mr. Schorner found himself enchanted by the molten metal and its bright blue >
Inaugural Academies of Hampton class makes career pathway picks
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Aug 13, 5:29 AM: The pathways fall under 16 small learning communities, collectively known as the Academies of Hampton, the effort to transform the city’s four high schools using a loose blueprint from Ford Next Generation Learning, the education >
A new vo-tech academy in Port St. Lucie? St. Lucie County School Board members question need
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Aug 9, 6:34 AM: The school district should work with Indian River State College to submit a pitch to the city to develop the vo-tech school, Carvelli said. Developers of public, private and charter schools would also be invited to submit their >
Houston mayor salutes student apprentices at TRIO Pre-Apprenticeship Partnership Day
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Aug 7, 5:12 AM: The mayor recognized TRIO Electric and its education partners, especially Spring Branch ISD and HCC, for creating an effective pre-apprenticeship program that prepares students for skilled workforce jobs in the electrical >

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