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Stories with subject: Vocational education
  • Boston announced free community college tuition program 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 2:05 pm

    BOSTON - Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has announced a plan to provide free tuition to either of the city's two community colleges for all graduates of Boston's public high schools.

  • Girls involved in fatal fight at Delaware school suspended 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 2:55 pm

    WILMINGTON, Delaware - Three students involved in a fight that ended in a teenager's death at a Delaware school have been suspended, a school district spokeswoman said.

  • Career education making a comeback in US high schools story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-27-16 4:20 am

    ANTIOCH, California - There was an emergency in Room 14. Three girls injured, one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work.

  • Pakistani Sikhs open temple after 73 years, risking attacks 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 2:27 am

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan - An armed policeman stood guard outside the 300-year-old Sikh temple, known as a gurdwara, in northwest Pakistan. He kept a watchful eye on everyone who passed him on the narrow street, looking for a suspicious gesture, or a bulge beneath the clothes that hints at a hidden gun or a bomb.

  • New program helps Michigan inmates prepare for future jobs 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 12:48 pm

    IONIA, Michigan - A new program at a Michigan prison is part of an effort to prepare inmates for work after they're eventually released from custody.

  • EXCHANGE: Battle underway against Rockford's education gap 
    Updated: Apr-23-16 4:10 am

    ROCKFORD, Illinois - A pilot program launched in October is showing signs of success as educators look to arm thousands of adults in Boone and Winnebago counties with a high school equivalency certificate and skills that will land them a sustainable job.