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Fact Sheet: Career Pathways and Industry Certifications

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.