Ditching Shop Class: How Educators Feed the Achievement Gap
Common Core. NCLB. Differentiation. A through G. Race To The Top. Despite all this, why does the Achievement Gap persist? Why do kids exit public school with no job-worthy skills? From the perspective of a STEM/CTE educator, a rationale for why we've disposed of technical/vocational education, attempting to get all kids university ready. This loss has in turn fueled expansion of the Poverty Gap.