Business Leaders & Educators Should Be BFFs

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Re: Biz and education
Shelly   11/5/2012 8:52:18 PM

School can adjust curriculum, reducing unnecessary courses and arrange practice in the company according to students' career anchor. But, in fact, few companies would offer such opportunities to students.

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Barbara Jorgensen   11/5/2012 2:37:44 PM

Avnet's program and programs such as FIRST are definitely creating more awareness that inventors can be superstars. But I think it was pointed out at the recent ECIA conference that funding is still a problem--teachers don't get paid for the time they spend building robots with students, but do get paid for coaching sports. Still a big gap there...

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