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Career Technical Education

Career/Technical Education Helping High Schoolers

Jack Jennings | Posted 12.09.2015 | Education
Jack Jennings

Many kids today are strongly urged to go to college, but don't like the usual route to get there--an emphasis on academic subjects. Therefore, they find high school "boring." Career/technical education can be attractive to those students because its purpose is to teach skills needed to get a job.

Skills Gap Between Workers And Open Jobs Small, But Growing

| Joanne Jacobs | Posted 01.20.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's Community College Spotlight blog. The "skills gap" is no big deal now -- but it could be ...

Parents Rise In Protest Against Career-Technical Education

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 09.16.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. SAN DIEGO -- Career and technical education has come a long way since the days when studen...

Lizzie Schiffman

Could More Vocational Programming Save Public Schools? | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 12.06.2011 | Chicago

How do you bring focus to students in a system where their education is complicated by budget shortfalls, labor disputes and violent crime in their su...