Schools like the Marine Academy of Science and Technology worry that their enrollments are becoming less diverse as their academics become more rigorous.
Proposed legislation to overhaul the nation's law governing career-and-technical education seeks to give states more discretion over spending, which programs to focus on, and other issues.
The hope is that the smaller schools will be less intimidating and more nurturing than big state universities.
Tennessee wants to ensure that its career-technical education programs propel students toward college and good-paying jobs.
The number of black students attending HBCUs is declining and that is a troubling statistic, writes Walter Kimbrough, the president of Dillard University.
New York has become the first state to make tuition free at public four-year colleges and universities.
While discussing college and careers can motivate students, a successful plan would need heavy supports to help students reach their post-graduation goals, experts said.
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