Ten years ago, technical education in New York’s public schools meant cosmetology, auto shop and a blue-collar job. Today, it means computer programming, robotics and college.
Under Bloomberg the city has shut down struggling trade schools and created new ones, such as Pathways in Technology Early College High School in Brooklyn, which awards associate degrees to students in an innovative six-year program.
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