Transform K-12 to K-14 to help address inequalities within higher education
From the Hechinger Report: Anthony Carnevale argues that “making 14 the new 12” will help address some of the inequalities in education. He says that by combining high school and the first two years of college, with direct pathways to boost the workforce and the economy, a new middle ground can be forged between an “antiquated” vocational track in high school and calls for free college. Approximately half a million U.S. students who graduate in the top half of their high school class never go on to earn a postsecondary credential, costing the country some $400 billion in annual income they might have earned.
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