Applying the P-TECH Model in the North Country
Tomeka Weatherspoon of Mountain Lake PBS takes us to an upstate school that’s an educational alternative designed to give students productive options other than college.[\videocaption]
An experimental education model is being tested to meet the demands of a tough job market. Schools are more intimately collaborating with businesses to configure curriculum based on the needs of employers. Upstate, supporters of the upcoming Adirondack P-TECH program are hoping the business partnerships and tech-heavy curriculum will help deter youth unemployment and keep recent graduates in the North Country.