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Real-world job experience for high schoolers

Innovative thinking in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) in Maryland recognizes the value of high school students getting real-world work experience to help them...

Back to Work: The path from LPN to registered nurse

More American workers than expected filed new jobless claims the week ending December 5. The number came in at 853,000, significantly higher than the...
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Cracking the code: IT-Ready opens the tech industry door

September 2020 Update: Since the onset of COVID-19, Creating IT Futures has moved its no-cost, classroom-based IT-Ready curriculum online, while taking into account various...
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Equality is opportunity: INROADS turns dreams into reality

The lessons of the past continue to inform the present and future of INROADS, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing diversity in America’s...

The two must-have soft skills in the changing workplace

So-called soft skills are becoming more important than ever as workers struggle during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ability to work as part of a...

COVID-19: “The topic of reskilling is more relevant than ever.”

There is little doubt that we are seeing a dramatic shift in the way we work. The COVID-19 pandemic has added uncertainty to the...

The Best Emerging Jobs of 2020

Do you have an engineering degree? If you do, into the next year — the next decade — you’ll also have some amazing job options...

Soft skills will be invaluable in the future workplace

To say technology is changing the way we work, and the way we will work over the coming years, is an understatement. One study...

Sesame Street: 50 years of lifelong, life-deep learning

Sesame Street is celebrating its 50th birthday. With the help of such puppet stars as Elmo, Big Bird, Grover, and Bert and Ernie, America’s...

Making a liberal arts education relevant again

There’s a lot of talk in the media — including on these pages — about how employers say that they can’t find enough skilled...