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Technical Education

Manufacturing Jobs for Women

Dr. Bill R. Path | Posted 08.02.2014 | College
Dr. Bill R. Path

Even when you tell them about the many high-paying jobs that are available in the manufacturing industry, it is just not a career that they are considering. And of those few high school students who might show an interest, fewer yet would be young women.

My Unusual Solution To Our Trillion Dollar Student Debt Problem

Mike Rowe | Posted 01.31.2014 | TED Weekends
Mike Rowe

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgMy appearance at TED helped solidify an idea that had started to take shape a year earlier, and the response to that appearance helped convince me that my idea had merit.

Joy Resmovits

Why Obama Is Suddenly Starting To Care About Career Education | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

DAYTON, Ohio -- On a gusty, rainy, recent afternoon, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan sat on stage next to two students, an administrator and a...

A Skilled Workers Shortage Is a Great Problem to Have

Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D. | Posted 10.19.2013 | College
Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D.

For career and technical education, a skilled workers shortage presents a great opportunity to have renewed and earnest discussions with employers, legislators, post-secondary and K-12 educators.

Has the Tipping Point for Higher Education Occurred?

Dr. Bill R. Path | Posted 08.31.2013 | College
Dr. Bill R. Path

Last year more than 1.5 million new bachelor's degree holders reported being either unemployed or underemployed -- a national tragedy by any measure. These young people enrolled in college with the expectation that a degree would improve their lives. They certainly deserved better.

'Is My School Teaching Outdated Lessons?'

Tara Subramaniam | Posted 11.21.2012 | Teen
Tara Subramaniam

My family and I recently had a discussion around the practicality of education. Stereotypically, academia is regarded as devoid from reality, with professors dreamily creating scenarios in the "ivory tower."

It's Time for a New Model for Our Schools

Stanley S. Litow | Posted 11.12.2011 | Impact
Stanley S. Litow

A new study confirms what teachers, parents, and public and private sector leaders have known for years: A postsecondary education is now the gateway to the middle class.

What Are You Doing for the "High Pros" in Your Organization?

Jon Younger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jon Younger

How is your organization attracting, developing, engaging and retaining its technical experts?

Career Education a Must in Today's Job Market

Lorraine Forte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lorraine Forte

Here's a sobering scenario: Each year, about 7,000 seniors earn a diploma from CPS, but don't enroll in college and have no preparation for work. That is a road to disaster.