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Technical schools expanding to meet new needs

Formerly branded "vo-tech" and disdained by baby boomers and their children who saw them as dumping grounds for college-track washouts, programs such as this - redubbed "career and technical education," or CTE - can barely expand quickly enough to meet…

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Want to prepare kids for the future? Teach them to code.

We are experiencing a technology revolution, a new world in which coding is no longer for the anti-social, nerdy white males but for the cool kids. Figures like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg have created a culture that embraces technical innovation and that has…

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N.Y.C. Hustles to Make Use of Pre-K Windfall

Fresh off a state legislative session that saw $1.5 billion devoted to early-childhood education statewide over the next five years, New York City is barreling ahead with its plans to use its sizable portion of the state aid to offer…

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Duncan urges top students to teach at GW panel

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Monday urged college educators to promote teaching as a profession to their high-level students, emphasizing the country’s need for a qualified and diverse group of people to lead the next generation of U.S. children.

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Young Teachers Stick Around, Bringing Tech Savvy

Mayra Lara has been laid off three times and bounced among high schools during her seven-year teaching career in the Los Angeles school district. Concerned about once again losing her job, she moved in with a friend and hunted for…

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