Future Ready News

Why Should You Care About Safety?

Why should a graduating high school senior care about safety if they are not going into the trades?  After all, these students are hoping to go into a work world where they will be protected. In 2015 the Bureau of Labor Statics (BLS) reported over 2,900,000 recordable nonfatal injuries and illnesses in private industry.

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College and Career Readiness for All: Reaching Higher in MA

Future Ready works with Reach Higher to integrate career readiness into its work by bringing the employer perspective to the table. Earlier this year, Future Ready and Reach Higher collaborated on a career readiness panel focused on how educators can help students communicate their knowledge of college and career readiness competencies by translating their classroom experience into the workplace.

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Preparing More Students for Success in College

According to Georgetown University’s Center for Education and the Workforce, nearly all of the jobs created since 2010 have gone to workers with at least some college education, while those with a high school diploma or less are being left behind, illustrating that postsecondary choices are as important as completing high school.

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Read the May Future Ready Bulletin

Read this month's Future Ready Bulletin to learn how you can help students demonstrate career readiness this summer jobs season, learn about 29 Massachusetts public college and university students impacting their campuses and find the latest financial literacy tools and resources from the office of State Treasurer Deb Goldberg.

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College and Career Readiness for All

Consequently, all students benefit from comprehensive career planning; avenues to explore career options and to engage in career-related, work-based learning or other immersion experiences; and technical skill building opportunities coupled with credit and credential attainment options.

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