Students planning to attend community college or enter the workforce directly from high school need technical instruction and work experience that result in industry designed and recognized credentials along with a high school diploma. This fact sheet examines the Delaware Pathways program, which provides students with career-readiness training through relevant work experience that leads to an industry-recognized credential and early college credit, in addition to a high school diploma. This fact sheet includes a set of questions state and district leaders can use to evaluate whether a similar approach could meet local needs.
Fact Sheet: Career Pathways and Industry Certifications
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