S.C. program ties students' career goals to curriculum

05/14/2014 | National Journal

In South Carolina, students are introduced to the idea of a career as early as kindergarten under a now 9-year-old experiment to determine if introducing career counseling early and often helps set students up for success. By asking students to consider such things as their interests and hobbies, educators can help students pick specific career paths and elective courses that could help them meet their goals. For example, a student interested in becoming a veterinarian could take agricultural science or animal-care classes.

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