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2 May 2019
Pflugerville, Texas, United States
Hands-on experience can improve learning outcomes. By using the Geometry in Construction curriculum, developed by Contextual Learning Concepts, schools across the US are not only teaching kids geometry, they are also ...
30 April 2019
Colorado, United States
At St. Vrain, a public school in Boulder County, Colorado's district, students work on projects for IBM and about 100 other industry partners, sometimes earning money and college credits in the process. Educators from...
25 April 2019
Windham, Maine, United States
Broadcast TV News
Maine's only offender re-entry program for women in Windham is on its way to replicate the success of similar programs in Texas and Nevada. Federal justice research has shown that offenders that go through re-entry pr...
22 April 2019
Portland, Oregon, United States
A Portland program for girls aged 8-14 aims to inspire interest in trade fields such as construction, plumbing, and electricity with a week-long spring break camp. The camp was founded by an organization called Girls ...
30 March 2019
Rivera Hernandez, Honduras
Broadcast TV News
Residents of Rivera Hernandez, Honduras are trying to improve their community in a district that’s under gang control. One such effort is a vocational school to train children and adults in electricity and solar energ...
26 March 2019
Detroit, Michigan, United States
There is a lack of new and local talent in the mobility industry, so the Michigan Mobility Institute started the Detroit Mobility Lab to issue master's degrees in mobility after a 9-12 month program. The Lab partners ...
Twin Falls Times-News
7 March 2019
Burley, Idaho, United States
Over 3000 Words
Facing labor shortages, Idaho is seeing a new wave of apprenticeship programs for high school students. Through the Student to Registered Apprentice Program, participants complete a class and on-the-job training while...
22 February 2019
More students are moving away from the traditional undergraduate experience towards a step-by-step accumulation of traditional degree-based and nontraditional credentials. Casandra Horii of Caltech calls these "stacka...
7 February 2019
A unique boarding school in Thailand has inspired close to 200 more of its kind. At Mechai Bamboo School, students benefit from a combination of traditional classroom instruction and hands-on activities, including sta...
30 January 2019
Camden, New Jersey, United States
An organization in New Jersey called Hopeworks combines trauma-informed practices with career and life-readiness skill-learning. Teens who enter the program are equipped with a team of mentors (academic and life) to h...
29 January 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella launched two initiatives to help middle income families save money. The first is an awareness campaign called You Earned it Philly, which aims to encourage the over 50,000 peo...
8 January 2019
At Lambda School, students pay nothing up front, with the understanding that they will contribute a set percentage of their future salaries to the school's operating costs. Now, Lambda is experimenting with expanding ...
2 January 2019
The government of Finland is positioning its country as the leader in practical applications of Artificial Intelligence technology by providing its citizens with a free course. Recognizing the potential in AI technolo...
24 December 2018
Under 800 Words
As climate change has led to more frequent droughts and volatile weather in Australia, climate-dependent jobs like farming are increasingly imperiled. In response, the Australian state government of Victoria launched ...
13 November 2018
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Under 3 Minutes
Researchers are using an approach that has reduced unsafe drinking on college campuses and applying it to preventing sexual assault and harassment by giving students actual facts about what their peers are doing and t...
25 October 2018
Swan Island, Oregon, United States
Inclusive training programs help immigrants fill the demand for middle-skill workers. Programs, such as a maritime welding course in Oregon, allow immigrants to learn new skills, gain certifications, and access career...
30 September 2018
California, United States
Under 800 Words
Amidst the rise of new forms and packages of higher education, a traditional four year college with no computer science department of its own and a coding boot camp are joining forces. Students at Dominican University...
27 September 2018
Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States
The Field Minister Program by the College at Southeastern Baptist Seminary offers inmates inside Nash Correctional the opportunity to study ministry and ultimately be used as a tool to reduce recidivism. Inmates with ...
20 September 2018
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Under 800 Words
In Chicago, as in other cities, the definition and reality of "career education" is changing quickly - "This program is for any young person who wants to have some employability skills before they graduate from high s...
29 August 2018
San Francisco, California, United States
Building on the Last Mile program that teaches inmates to code in some California prisons, Slack launched an apprenticeship program for the formerly incarcerated. It's a small initiative compared to the vast need, but...
16 August 2018
Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
The YouthWorks Culinary Program has given encouragement and professional opportunities to Santa Fe youth. After working at the program’s popular food truck and in its catering business, some participants have landed j...
Global Press Journal
Marie Michelle Felicien
13 August 2018
In Haiti, students past a certain age, many of whom had to help their parents with farm work or didn't have money for transportation, are not allowed to enroll in primary school. The École de la Réussite, started in 2...
13 August 2018
Coventry, Rhode Island, United States
Volkswagen and Tesla are among a growing number of high profile companies turning to high schools to recruit entry level employees. Proponents believe this new model of career education is more effective because it re...
9 August 2018
In 2005 refugee youth at the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement, founded the Coburwas school in order to provide students with a better education. Now, it is one of the best performing schools in the camps, ranking in the...
26 July 2018
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
In Wisconsin, the Department of Corrections is tailoring their prison education programs to meet the needs of the job market, and it is benefitting former inmates as well as the economy. Milwaukee Area Technical Colle...
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