September 23, 2014

Bloomberg Shouts Out Energy Tech in Climate Change Interview

The kids who go there get to take college-level classes and get hands-on internship experience at two of the biggest energy utility companies in the nation, where they’ll be exposed to many of the major challenges surrounding energy and climate.

March 12, 2014

Business invests in city’s tech education

Con Edison is one of a half-dozen large employers in the city investing in a new approach to public education to prepare students for careers in the fast-changing, technology-based economy.

February 14, 2014

The School That Is Changing American Education

Pathways in Technology early college high school knits together educators and job creators, and gives kids not only a high school degree, but a two-year associates degree and a job guarantee at one of the country’s top blue chip firms, IBM.

January 31, 2014

Early-college high school graduates more likely to get degree

New research confirms that getting a head start earning college credit in high school pays off.

November 19, 2013

Obama launches competition to revamp high schools based on P-TECH model

The new program, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, draws inspiration from career and technical education programs such as P-TECH, a grade nine through 14 school in New York City that Obama visited late last month and referenced in his 2013 State of the Union address.

November 18, 2013

President Obama Gives Shout Out To Con Edison Energy Tech

Fourteen-year-old Leah Jolly says she wants to be a chemical engineer and spends her time mixing concoctions in her mother’s kitchen to see how things work.

November 13, 2013

The Day I Introduced Barack Obama

P-Tech Student Reflects on ‘Surreal’ Experience.

October 25, 2013

President Obama Calls Brooklyn ‘cool’ on Tour of P-TECH School

P-TECH’s groundbreaking six-year program enables students to earn associate degrees and get first crack at jobs with the school’s partner, IBM.


Obama, at Brooklyn School, Pushes Education Agenda

President Obama on Friday visited the Brooklyn high school he praised in his State of the Union address earlier this year to deliver a message about the urgency of education reform in the global economy.

December 13, 2012

For Students at Risk, Early College Proves a Draw

RAEFORD, N.C. — Precious Holt, a 12th grader with dangly earrings and a SpongeBob pillow, climbs on the yellow school bus and promptly falls asleep for the hour-plus ride to Sandhills Community College.