Features by Emily Hanford

Toyota teaches practical skills to future technicians

Toyota couldn't find people with the skills they needed. So they trained them.
Posted In: Toyota, Education, alternative education, technitians

Vocational high schools: Where job skills are the goal

Lots of kids won't go to college, and need career training in high school
Posted In: vocational high school, college, Education

Rethinking vocational high school as a path to college

Welding meets AP calculus at Minuteman High School in Lexington, Massachusetts
Posted In: vocational high school, alternative education, higher education, trade school, high school

GED was never meant to be second-chance diploma

The GED test was set up to help GIs get high school credit when they returned from war.
Posted In: GED, graduation, college degree

Challenging new GED exams go all digital

Tests for high school equivalency are getting tougher, and will soon only be offered via computer.
Posted In: GED, standardized tests, common core

Some college, but no degree

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.
Posted In: Education, college
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