Why P-TECH High School in Brooklyn may be future of U.S. economy

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

It’s a three-year-old school with only about 300 students, but Pathways in Technology Early College High School, or P-TECH, is being called, by a very highly-placed source, the future of America’s presence in the global economy. That source is none other than President Barack Obama.

In his State of the Union Address last February, the President praised the high school that takes up a floor of the Paul Robeson Educational Complex in Crown Heights. He pointed out that P-TECH has students from grades 9-14, and at the end of that six-year education, students receive college associates degrees in computers and engineering.

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