Career Readiness: Four Ways State Policymakers Can Help Transform the High School Experience for Students

by Georgia Heyward
Monday, February 10, 2020


This essay outlines how school systems face growing demands to coordinate career education programs with academic curricula designed to prepare students for postsecondary education. Shifting economic landscapes oblige many young adults to upskill or retrain. Providing both examples and recommendations, this essay makes the case for modernizing our policies and practices, and how the latter can inform the former.

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Georgia Heyward is a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). Since joining CRPE, she has completed mixed-methods research and policy analysis related to urban school reform strategies, the impact of school choice on families, and the four-day school week in rural communities. Most recently, she has engaged in research on career and technical education (CTE).

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