New initiative partners business, ed to create career pathways for AZ students

| November 11, 2015

By Jennifer Liewer • Center for the Future of Arizona • Arizona Education News Service • Arizona School Boards Association

Experience will tell you that if you ask a child what they want to be when they grow up, most will immediately respond with a list as long as they are tall. The list most likely contains careers ranging from doctor to firefighter to astronaut to president. But inevitably, somewhere along the way, these aspirations and dreams turn in to “I don’t know” as parents find themselves debating this same question just a few years later with teenagers.

Arizona Pathways to Prosperity hopes to turn those “I don’t know” back into a list of professions that will not only help Arizona students discover careers they are passionate about that will offer good wages and support success in work and in life, but will help Arizona’s economy prosper.

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