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Preparing Baltimore Students for Careers

Mar 25, 2019

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Carpentry, biomedical sciences, accounting--some of the fields students in Baltimore’s Career and Technical Education program can study. But a new report by the Fund for Educational Excellence finds that one of out five students don’t finish the program and more than half haven’t found employment in their field.

Roger Schulman, head of the Fund, describes the challenges in the program--from lack of internships to teacher turnover--and potential solutions.