In the popular education podcast Have You Heard, hosted by journalist Jennifer Berkshire and education historian Jack Schneider, Jeff Bryant and Dr. Velislava Hillman explain their recent research project looking at the impact of corporate involvement in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in public schools. What they find is that beneath CTE’s 21st century veneer lurks an age-old problem: tailoring students’ education too closely to the demands of employers may end up limiting their future options, not expanding them.

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