Schools labor to build pathways to work as youth employment drops | The Alamedan

From the Alamedan: “It’s lunchtime at Encinal High School, and Mary Clarke-Miller is working to keep the noise level in her classroom low enough for her to talk about the high school’s Academy, a small “school within a school” that offers the 47 youths enrolled in it a more intimate learning experience – along with basic job skills and multimedia training.

By offering her charges hands-on learning along with the security of a small group of teachers and students who are together for much of the day, Clarke-Miller is betting she can improve at-risk and other students’ chances of completing high school while offering a clearer path to college and career.”

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