Albert Eckel & Caroline Sullivan author opEd on the importance of connecting students with work-based learning opportunities.

It is time to start thinking about education and workforce as a partnership, because the two depend on each other for success. At the N.C. Business Committee for Education, a nonpartisan educational nonprofit that has been in the governor’s office for over 34 years, we are working to make sure that all students have access to real-world, work-based learning. Work-based learning exposes students to business settings from an early age and gives them the relevant industry knowledge, skills and experiences to prepare them for good jobs. Read more here…