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Posted by Catherine Feeney

Why aren’t more women seeking careers in manufacturing? According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, even though women make up about 50% of the U.S. workforce, they only constitute about 24% of the manufacturing workforce.  Why is there such a disparity? A quick internet search yields many theories (See here and here). The…[ Read More → ]

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Posted by Catherine Feeney

An obsession with getting into college for its own sake has reached the ultimate absurdity:  “college” is now being characterized as something entirely distinct from “careers”.  The following are now commonplace phrases:  preparing students for college or careers, college-ready vs. career-ready, career and technical education. Despite putting lifelong learning at the head of the class,…[ Read More → ]

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