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.
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October 27, 2014
October 23, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Top assistant principals from across the country lobbied their representatives to support technology, professional development, and the common core.
March 14, 2014
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.