Changes in the U.S. economy, demographics and labor market have altered the requirements for education, career and technical training. We agree that the present education model is not working for millions of urban youth who leave high school before earning a diploma. I am firmly convinced that this global problem can be solved!
See my recent article published in the Journal for Workforce Education entitled: America’s Skilled Workforce Shortage and Disconnected Youth: A Systemic Policy Strategy. Here’s the link: http://tregoed.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/volume_4_1_14.pdf