Watch: Experts & Educators Talk About How High School Can Better Prepare Teens for Careers

Tune in Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET for a livestream about high school, the economy & one innovative program preparing high-schoolers for medical careers.

A promotional graphic for a webinar hosted by The 74 and Progressive Policy Institute. It says The Future of High School - Academy of Health Sciences at PGCC. The event is Wednesday May 31 at 2 p.m. ET.

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How can high schools better meet the needs of students looking toward their futures? 

That will be the key question on the table Wednesday at 2 p.m. Eastern, when the Progressive Policy Institute and The 74 present a special live streamed panel on the “Future of High School,” featuring Maryland state Sen. Alonzo Washington; Dr. Julius Davis of Bowie State University; Dr. Daria Valentine, principal of the Academy of Health Sciences at Prince George’s Community College; Dr. Jean-Paul Cadet of Prince George’s County Public Schools; and Sidney Foster, a sophomore at the academy. 

Panelists will examine a unique partnership between the Prince George’s County district and Bowie State, focused on developing strong college and career pathways for high-schoolers in the field of medicine. 

Register here for the Zoom or refresh this page at 2 p.m. to watch the presentation right here. 

Background reading: Some recent coverage about how high schools and career preparation are changing:

  • Changing Course: Indiana Looks to Make High School Curriculum More Focused on Career Paths
  • Innovation in Iowa: Teens Are Spending Less Time in Classrooms, and Succeeding More — Here’s How
  • Big Investment: $2.5M Gen Z Program Aims to Expand Career Options for High School Students

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