EDUCATION FOR TOMORROW’S JOBS: New Legislation Would Combine Rigorous College Prep with Workplace Experience ArticleOctober 17, 2011
On October 12, U.S. Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Judy Chu (D-CA) and Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the Education for Tomorrow’s Jobs Act, which would combine rigorous college preparation with workplace experience in an effort to improve student engagement, academic achievement, and success after high school.
THE LINKED LEARNING APPROACH: A California-Based Reform Model Provides Direction for Transforming Teacher Preparation ArticleSeptember 07, 2010
The traditional training options available to high school teachers need to be redesigned to better align teacher education with current high school reform efforts, according to a new brief from the Alliance for Excellent Education.