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Chicago Public Schools apprenticeship program designed to offer students path to careers signs up first business partners
The first group of business partners has been finalized for a new apprenticeship program that seeks to put Chicago Public Schools students on the way to careers in manufacturing, health care or information technology.
New Report Shows Large Gaps In College Progress Based On Whether Students Attend High- Or Low-Income High Schools
If you graduate from a high school attended by a high percentage of low-income students, you’re half as likely to graduate from college six years later than if you come from a low-poverty high school.
New Poll Finds Voters Favor Innovation, School Choice, Fair Funding and Accountability. The Democrats Should Listen.
Next week, Democrats will make history as 12 candidates crowd the debate stage, the most ever to participate in a single debate.
When Oakland Unified School District began emphasizing solutions in its Graduate Capstone research projects, students became more hopeful than stressed and began taking action on issues close to them.
High schoolers believe that their educational experience is getting them ready for college. But they're less certain that their coursework is preparing them for the world of work.
Who You Know — 3 Ways Schools Can Foster Competency-Based Education by Focusing on Student Relationships
Competency-based education has seen its fair share of champions over the past decade, offering the promise of a new architecture of learning. As the competency bandwagon continues to get more crowded, however, there is a critical—and too often ignored—through line between competencies and connections.
To contend with a reported lack of critical skills internally and among new hires, employers are sharpening their focus on workforce planning. And they expect the types of educational opportunities colleges offer to change.
How many times have you sat in a classroom and felt like you were listening to Charlie Brown's teacher? Most of us have sat in classes, business or faculty meetings with the thought, "Not again."
The California State University is considering a requirement that high school seniors applying to the Cal State system complete an additional math or quantitative reasoning course on top of the academic courses that are currently required by both the Cal State and the University of California for admission. The Cal State board of trustees is set to hear a formal proposal of this change at its meeting later this month, with a vote on the measure planned in November.