College & Workforce Readiness
Education news, analysis, and opinion about preparing students for high school graduation and what happens after.
- College & Workforce Readiness Q&A How One District Ensures That Career Education Leads to Jobs for StudentsThe director of Pittsburgh's career and technical education program outlines how she approaches community partnerships.College & Workforce Readiness Everyone Earns an Industry Certification and Most Go to College in This CTE ProgramPittsburgh Public Schools' CTE students are graduating with at least one industry certification and a confirmed post-graduation plan.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.For decades, Merrimack College has enjoyed a deep and fruitful partnership with Lawrence, Massachusetts, a city of more than 89,000 about five miles north of the CollegeCollege & Workforce Readiness The May Internship: Can It Help Schools Cure Senioritis?A full-time, monthlong internship is helping seniors stay engaged at a Baltimore school.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Preparing to go to college is an exciting time in your students’ lives, but it can also be hectic and stressful. College Rover can help.College & Workforce Readiness Opinion The Nation Is Still at Risk: The Urgency of Workforce PreparationThe labor market needs education to evolve. Career and technical education has an important role to play, writes Anthony P. Carnevale.College & Workforce Readiness What the Research Says Students Pay a Growing Price for Landing a Job Outside Their College MajorResearchers think better guidance in high school could lessen the cost to young people in long-term income.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Answer 7 questions about skills verification.College & Workforce Readiness 3 Big Advantages of Virtual Work-Based Learning Experiences for StudentsVirtual work-based learning opportunities are especially helpful for students attending rural schools.College & Workforce Readiness What the Research Says How to Get Students to Take Advanced Courses Sooner: Strategies for SchoolsAn ongoing research study highlights ways schools can help students take more college-ready courses.College & Workforce Readiness 5 Ways Schools Can Make Career Prep Programs More Rigorous and EquitableAmericans say career and technical education programs should be a top priority, but schools can easily fall into old habits.College & Workforce Readiness Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Career Readiness?Assess your knowledge of career readiness.College & Workforce Readiness How Career Prep Programs Went From 'Dumping Ground' to Top PriorityMore Americans think kids should come out of school prepared for careers, and career prep has emerged as a rare area of bipartisan accord.College & Workforce Readiness Career Education Is 'for All Kids': How Work-Based Learning Can Engage StudentsWork-based learning experiences can be a powerful way to help students envision themselves as professionals, district leaders say.College & Workforce Readiness Want to Motivate Students? Give Them a Meaningful Taste of the Working WorldWork-based learning experiences can help students understand why the classes they are taking are relevant to their future success.