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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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November 13, 2013

The Day I Introduced Barack Obama

P-Tech Student Reflects on ‘Surreal’ Experience.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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