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Toyota teaches practical skills to future technicians

Nov 28, 2014
Toyota couldn't find people with the skills they needed. So they trained them.

Vocational high schools: Where job skills are the goal

Oct 24, 2014
Lots of kids won't go to college, and need career training in high school

Rethinking vocational high school as a path to college

Oct 23, 2014
Welding meets AP calculus at Minuteman High School in Lexington, Massachusetts

Challenging new GED exams go all digital

Jan 2, 2014
Tests for high school equivalency are getting tougher, and will soon only be offered via computer.

Some college, but no degree

Jan 19, 2012
Millions of students start school but never cross the finish line. A growing number of colleges and organizations are finding ways to bring them back.