An eighth grader at Capital City Public Charter School presents her solutions for solving a human rights problem in the United States.

An eighth grader at Capital City Public Charter School presents her solutions for solving a human rights problem in the United States.

Nationwide, schools are facing pressure to prepare their students not just for college but for the workforce. What does the movement to provide “real world” experience in the classroom look like locally? How are schools helping students form a career plan and what programs are available to prepare them in the workforce before high school graduation? Kojo discusses with local educators from Virginia and Maryland.

American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Guests

  • Catherine Steinmetz Coordinator, Arlington Tech
  • Alice Buckley Student, Arlington Tech
  • Lateefah Durant Officer, College & Career Readiness and Innovative Programs at Prince George's County Public Schools

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