Equity or Excellence in Vocational Education

Published by EducationNews.org — Open enrollment or selective admissions; equity or excellence? I first visited William M. Davies Career & Technical Center almost 20 years ago, for a story about workforce development.  But the real story, back then — revealed only off-the-record — was that the school leaders were freaking out over the state’s mandate that theContinue reading “Equity or Excellence in Vocational Education”

Vocational Ed Connects Kids to Real, Paying Futures

Published by EducationNews.org — Davies Career and Technical School successfully gets kids into the workforce. Michaela and Brittney had no clue what they wanted to do as adult workers.  But then few 8th graders do. They did know that if they went to RI’s only stand-alone vocational school, William M. Davies Career & Technical Center, theyContinue reading “Vocational Ed Connects Kids to Real, Paying Futures”