Best of Both Worlds: How Massachusetts Vocational Schools are Preparing Students for College and Careers

This brief from Achieve highlights how Massachusetts provides strong career-focused programming both in the career/vocational technical school system and in the education system more broadly. The report profiles how Massachusetts encourages preparation for future career success through MassCore, the state’s college- and career-ready course of study; rigorous academic standards and school accountability measures; providing capacity-building support; and, fostering multiple workforce partnerships. The brief also showcases effective local programs. 

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June 2015