Project Lead the Way-Bridging the College and Career Prep Divide: How to Provide Youth with Hands-On Experiences That Help Prepare Them for Their Careers

@inproceedings{Cahill2016ProjectLT,
  title={Project Lead the Way-Bridging the College and Career Prep Divide: How to Provide Youth with Hands-On Experiences That Help Prepare Them for Their Careers},
  author={Jennifer Cahill},
  year={2016}
}
College and career readiness is a concept that has been around for decades in K-12 education. In the 1970s, 1980s, and even 1990s, career preparation conjured images of shop class, industrial arts programs, and vocational schools. Throughout the 1990s and into the 21st century, industrial arts programs waned as budgets declined, state standards changed, and the amount of testing increased. Even so, still today "career prep" often creates the image of the dusty shop class in the back of the… CONTINUE READING

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