District to Require 3 Career Tech Courses for Graduation

Vocational education is enjoying a renaissance in many U.S. schools. In Nashville, Tenn., all high-schoolers are encouraged to take three career-training classes, regardless of college plans.

Nashville High Schools Offering Career And Technical Education Classes.

On its website, NPR (2/24, Siner) reports on a plan by public schools in Nashville, TN to encourage “every high school student, regardless of college plans, to take three career-training classes before they graduate,” allowing them to gain career and technical education and certification straight out of high school. The article features comments from Nashville educators who tout the potential of the program as it allows training for both students who want to go to college and those who want to enter the workforce immediately.

Source: www.npr.org

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