Edtech news from around the country

February 13, 2019 | New York Times, Journal Review, The Santa Fe New Mexican

A school that embraces a trendy model of start-ups
New York Times
Students attend at an unusual New York City public high school embedded inside a technology and manufacturing hub with more than 400 companies. Brooklyn STEAM Center was developed with industry leaders to teach real-life job skills. Read more…

Indiana high school and college eye welding alliance
Journal Review
Southmont High School could open its advanced manufacturing wing to Ivy Tech Community College students training to be welders. Using Ivy Tech curriculum, students — including high schoolers in technical courses — could earn their welding or industrial maintenance certification. Read more…

New Mexico city’s school officials worried about tech vote
The Santa Fe New Mexican
The results of an Albuquerque Public Schools special election — in which voters casting ballots by mail overwhelmingly rejected three bond proposals for construction projects — have some Santa Fe school officials concerned about a similar election underway. Voters are deciding on a five-year renewal of a property tax that brings in $11 million a year to fund classroom technology and more. Read more…

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