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NC Students’ Careers Prepare for Takeoff at Apprenticeship Program with GE...

Saddled with plenty of good-paying jobs but not enough qualified workers to fill the positions, GE Aviation is investing in the next generation by partnering...

How a Coding Class Opened My Eyes to a New World...

Before I started working at the non-profit campaign WorkingNation about a year ago, whenever I would hear about coding, my immediate reaction would be it was...

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Launches Coding Camps to Teach Girls ‘Superpower’ Skill

Supermodel and self-proclaimed nerd Karlie Kloss gets it: every industry is being transformed by tech, and the secret language used to do that is code. To...

Do Not Underestimate the Importance of Career Technical Education

As the unemployment rate levels off to what many economists consider "full employment," more and more the conversation about jobs has been turning to...

First All-Girls Robotics Team Heads to National Competition

The field of robotics is growing very quickly as is the push to get students access to and excited about the STEM education needed to create the technology...

Chicago Mayor’s Graduation Initiative Aims to Help Students Compete in Global...

“Learn. Plan. Succeed.” That's the slogan of a new graduation initiative Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to implement at Chicago Public Schools (CPS) by 2020. Flanked...

GradNation: 90% High School Graduation Rate Would Add 65,000 New Jobs...

After decades of stagnation, our country has seen very significant gains in high school graduation rates, reaching an all-time high of 82.3 percent in 2015....

A Conversation with Melody Barnes on Closing the Skills Gap

Since the Great Recession, the economy has rebounded and the unemployment rate has fallen from a high of 10 percent to 4.8 percent, which...

Why Ohio Communities Are Betting Big on Transforming Higher Education

As the nature of work continues to change with advancements in technology, so are the expectations of educators to prepare students for the jobs of...

The Power of Asking the Right Questions in Today’s Workforce

Today's workforce has changed drastically over the past 20-30 years due to a shift from an industrial economy to a digital economy. And as the pace...

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