Assemblymember Marie Waldron
Special to Valley News
Access to a quality education is the best way to ensure our students a bright, successful future. But one size does not fit all, and not every student wants to go to a traditional college. Even so, California schools often focus on sending students to colleges and universities, with less emphasis on trades.
We have a skilled worker shortage in California, and we need to make sure that high school students have the opportunity to learn technical skills that can lead to well-paying jobs after they graduate. That’s why Career Technical Education is so important.
To help meet this need, last session I was an author of Assembly Bill 1111, which will help ensure students have access to quality technical courses that provide the tr