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Externships for Teachers

In order to provide world-class teachers for our students, it is important for the teachers to have a solid concept of what they are actually preparing students for in the workplace.

If teachers could be provided externships with companies over the summer (for which they might be paid, increasing income levels), then those teachers would be that much better prepared to help students truly understand the criticality of their education.

The ability to answer the student question of “Why am I learning this?” has far-reaching implications.

It also has the potential to develop stronger relationships between our businesses and our schools.

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