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Test finds many SCS students self-select out of lucrative career paths

By Mary Cashiola – Managing Editor, Memphis Business Journal In an effort to shepherd students — earlier — toward careers in which they may excel, Shelby County Schools participated in a program this past school year to assess the aptitudes of 1,800 middle schoolers. And what they found is that students are self-selecting away from…

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Arkansas Talent Pipeline

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Tennessee Talent Pipeline

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Nebraska Talent Pipeline

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Colorado Talent Pipeline

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Alabama Talent Pipeline

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New Tool Helps Students Discover Their Aptitudes

Rutherford County Schools are using a new computer program to help middle school students better identify their aptitudes and match those to possible career paths. Eight-grade students all across the district took the YouScience Snapshot aptitude test last semester, and received reports showing them career interests, skill sets, career matches and information on college or…

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Career guidance tool helping middle Georgia students

MACON, Ga.– The YouScience program provides students the resources needed to think more practically about how their natural talents could best be used in the workforce. The YouScience program was introduced into middle Georgia schools just last year and so far its reached over 1,200 students at one school alone. Jalisa Williams attends Jones county…

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New data about student “aptitudes” could help fill worker skills gap

March 15, 2019 By: Ty Tagami, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A mismatch between students’ innate aptitudes and their career interests may be contributing to worker shortages in high-demand, well-paying, fields. New test data being gathered for the first time in Georgia schools show many groups of students have natural propensities for, say, computer science, yet express little…

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