College and Careers
Some states are taking significant steps to smooth the transition between high school and post-secondary education and careers, concludes a report.
The report—produced by the Community College Research Center, a New York City-based consortium of community college researchers—highlights Florida’s decision, for instance, to allow high school students to take classes for high school credit at technical colleges if they maintain a 2.0 grade-point- average or at 4-year colleges or universities if they have a 3.0 GPA. But it also notes that states still must work to align career technical education with high school academic courses and provide incentives for employers to help students make the transition to the labor market.
Vol. 25, Issue 37, Page 12
- Talent Recruiter
- Roaring Fork School DIstrict, Glenwood Springs, CO
- Superintendent of Schools
- Fremont County School District #14, Ethete, WY
- Modern & Classical Languages Department Chair
- New Trier Township High School District 203, Winnetka, IL
- Chief Information Officer and Special Projects Manager
- Randolph Public Schools, MA
- Big Lake School District, Big Lake, MN, Big Lake, MN