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Technical Schools

High-Tech Manufacturing: This Is What Success Looks Like

Ray Prendergast | Posted 10.31.2012 | College
Ray Prendergast

The ongoing debate about America's jobs crisis often focuses on the millions of people who are unemployed, and how public policy might better serve them and help close the "skills gap."

Reading, Writing And Arithmetic Are No Longer Enough

David Zorn | Posted 08.21.2012 | College
David Zorn

While a liberal arts education is valuable for many, requisite coursework that is not career-focused can be a deal-breaker for others.

Insider's View of For-Profit Colleges, Race, Class and Education Justice

Tressie McMillan Cottom | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business
Tressie McMillan Cottom

Kaplan's assertion that students' fears and pain should be used to motivate them insinuates what many of us suspect to be true of the people who end up at for-profit colleges: they are lazy and stupid. But the students I worked with were not lazy, unmotivated, or stupid.

Connecticut Technical School Task Force Seeks Public Feedback

AP | Posted 02.06.2012 | Education

HARTFORD, Conn. — A task force studying the future of Connecticut's 16 state-run technical high schools is asking for the public's opinions. Th...

College For All? Experts Say Not Necessarily

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

COLUMBIA, Mo. — In a town dominated by the University of Missouri's flagship campus and two smaller colleges, higher education is practically a ...