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Through online learning, educators are getting a glimpse of the virtual working skills that students are likely to need for the digital workplace of the future, including time management and collaboration and communication online. But it’s unclear if students in virtual or hybrid learning environments are picking up these skills during the pandemic, especially the most vulnerable students.
Only 7 percent of the people who earn STEM degrees are Black and 12 percent are Hispanic, according to the most recent federal data. Addressing bias and expanding resources may help bring more students of color into STEM fields.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Miguel Cardona to serve as U.S. Secretary of Education, placing him in the role as the nation’s education system faces an unprecedented crisis.
COVID-19 has deeply impacted workforce development. K-12 education can help young graduates meet the needs of the new and changing world of work.
Palm Beach County shares how they are continuing to keep equity at the center of teacher recruitment.
Susana Cordova, a member of the 2018 class of Leaders To Learn From, shares her ideas on how career-technical education can be leveraged as part of racial justice work.
Superintendents continue to wrestle with the finer points about opening schools and how to put into action the lengthy guidance released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A measure moving through Congress would greatly expand apprenticeship programs for students pursuing careers in areas including computer science, green jobs, and cybersecurity.
Industry-themed pathways help increase student engagement, especially in the older grades.