Educating a 21st Century Workforce: A Call for Action on High School Reform

Educating a 21st Century Workforce: A Call for Action on High School Reform

Released in 2008, this report includes a plan of action for the business community created by a commission of employers convened by MBAE. The commission found that meeting the challenge of preparing all students for college and career will require changes in the way high schools are structured because, “like it or not, students are acting like consumers,” disengaging from schools when they fail to see connections between what is being taught in the classroom and their own personal goals and postsecondary plans.

Full report here

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