Career-education programs help meet workforce demands

More schools in Ohio and northern Kentucky are developing career-education programs that seek to meet workforce demands for highly trained graduates, according to this article. School-based programs range from mechatronics to zoology to aviation. "The old high school vocational education used to be only entry-level job training," said Chris Zirkle, associate professor of workforce development and education at Ohio State University. "The academic aspect of career tech has really been ratcheted up because the jobs require a lot more training."

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