W.Va. has seen a dramatic rise in career and technical education, or vocational training in high school. Why does the US lag behind?
Is there a shortage of girls going into STEM-related careers? Maybe there was at one point, but it has largely disappeared these days.
In terms of career-readiness, the government can play a role. Let’s start with building manufacturing capacity and talent in the US, if we can.
In looking for a job, more research is starting to confirm that those happiest in their jobs are those with autonomy.
IL continues under a budget impasse. Although towns step up to help, it comes down to figuring out how to solve the root problem.
An immigration, or rather a “deportation,” force is being launched by the Dept. of Homeland Security under Pres. Donald Trump.
C.T.E. programs get the spotlight, as the state supt. and lt. gov. from Md. visit one of the top-flight career programs.
When they turn about 6, young girls are more likely to attribute “brilliance” to men than to women, a divide not seen in young boys.
If parents know more about the importance of STEM, their kids tend to make STEM-related choices and hone STEM-related abilities more.
Providing options for post-secondary education that lead to successful lives is touted by Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos and a student in Illinois.