New law says students must be told about skilled labor, military careers
Skilled labor needed

A law that goes into effect Wednesday mandates public schools in Colorado must inform high school students that not all post-secondary paths lead to college.

School counselors also must tell students about jobs as skilled laborers and military personnel.

“A four-year college degree may be a good fit from some,” said Phil Covarrubias, the Brighton Republican and owner of an excavation company who sponsored House Bill 1041. “But I want students to know that there’s great opportunity in trade schools and through military service that doesn’t require the enormous cost of tuition at universities.”

Read the article in the Denver Post


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