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October 27, 2014

Leaders Work to Close Gap Between Education and Labor Market

Better communication between educators and employers is needed to address the job-skills gap, according to experts at The Close it Summit in Washington, D.C.

October 23, 2014

Career Tech Programs Work to Strengthen Employer-School Partnerships

At a conference this week, leaders from New Jersey and Virginia share efforts to engage local employers in career technical education efforts in high schools.

October 22, 2014

Chevron Partners on $20 Million STEM Education Plan

The multinational energy corporation is launching an effort to improve science, technology, engineering, and math education and training in rural Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.

September 16, 2014

New York May Ease Test Requirements for Graduation

The state Board of Regents considers letting students swap one of the social studies exams for a test in career-technical education or the arts.

August 26, 2014

California Struggles to Define Career Readiness

As state officials and educators work on changes to the state's accountability system, just how to measure high school students' readiness for the world of work is being debated.

June 20, 2014

Thousands of Young Historians Convene for National Competition

At the annual National History Day competition going on at the University of Maryland this week, 3,000 middle and high school students showcased original historical research, presenting and defending their exhibits, papers, performances, websites, and documentaries for panels of judges.

June 06, 2014

ACT to Feature New Indicators for Career Readiness, Understanding Complex Texts

Starting in the spring of 2015, ACT exam results will include new indicators on students' career readiness and ability to understand complex texts.

April 25, 2014

A Closer Look at Winning Plans for Federal High School Redesign Grants

School leaders like the integration of career and academic work, professional development and personalization seen in many of the 24 high school grant winners from the Youth CareerConnect competition.

April 07, 2014

Secondary-Level School Administrators Make Voices Heard on Capitol Hill

Top assistant principals from across the country lobbied their representatives to support technology, professional development, and the common core.

March 14, 2014

The New SAT: What Will It Look Like for Math?

Here's a look at what the revisions to the SAT mean for the math portion and what two math experts think of the changes.

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