Beyond the Classroom
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About This Episode
Schools across America are incorporating real world job skills into their curriculums, training the next generation of farmers, scientists and engineers.
Beyond the Classroom features "America's Heartland: Young Farmers" (KVIE), a unique partnership between a high school and Future Farmers of America, "North Carolina Now: Harnett Central Fire Academy" (UNC-TV), high school students are taking classes to become certified fire fighters, "Connecting Point: Franklin County Tech" (WGBY), a profile of a technical high school where vocational training is re-engineered, "Arizona Education: Specialty Schools" (KAET), a look at STEM-based high schools, and "Career Lab/Youth Employment" (DPTV), the positive impact summer jobs have on young adults and their community.