Posted by: Carol | April 7, 2011

“Who Wouldn’t Want To Be There?”

Here’s an incredible example of what can happen when CTE is embraced and implemented, full-bore: an engaged and excited student body, high levels of academic achievement, positive school climate, and kids  who leave high school with real-world skills and experiences under their belts.

This is G-Star School of the Arts, and to be sure, this is a charter school and it has the support of key players in the industry — but for any CTE program to be truly effective, we know that there has to be a role for industry representatives and ideally, real-world experience for the students. Take a look:

NBC News Education Today: G-Star

Seriously, I want to go to this high school. As Meredith Vieira and Jamie Gangel say during the report, who wouldn’t want to be there?


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