high school diploma http://wrvo.org en GED replaced with test based on Common Core standards http://wrvo.org/post/ged-replaced-test-based-common-core-standards <p></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:26:16 +0000 Ellen Abbott 53037 at http://wrvo.org Proposed diplomas meant to prepare students for jobs http://wrvo.org/post/proposed-diplomas-meant-prepare-students-jobs <p>The New York State Board of Regents is considering a proposal to create two new education tracks that would better prepare high school students for jobs in the manufacturing and technical sectors. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) says adding these diplomas would help increase graduation rates in New York state as well as bolster the economy. Wed, 14 Nov 2012 21:36:34 +0000 Bethany Palmer 29125 at http://wrvo.org Proposed diplomas meant to prepare students for jobs NY Fed says job opportunities growing in high and low skill sectors http://wrvo.org/post/ny-fed-says-job-opportunities-growing-high-and-low-skill-sectors <p>A <a href="http://www.newyorkfed.org/research/current_issues/ci18-7.pdf" target="_blank">new report </a>from the New York Federal Reserve shows that advances in technology and globalization mean job opportunities are growing at both ends of the skill spectrum, but not in the middle.</p><p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 21:23:30 +0000 Kate O'Connell 26988 at http://wrvo.org NY Fed says job opportunities growing in high and low skill sectors