Mobile app challenge focuses on college and alternatives


app-challengeA new mobile app competition with backing from the Department of Education and the First Lady is hoping to promote enthusiasm for higher education, including career and technical schools. In particular, the challenge is looking for apps that help students learn about various career options and assess their interests.

“If students want to learn cutting-edge skills and prepare for successful careers, a four-year university isn’t their only choice. CTE is also an excellent option because students can get all the professional skills they need for a...

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    Stephen Noonoo

    Stephen Noonoo is a former editor of eSchool News. He has served as a consultant for CUE, California’s ISTE affiliate, and as managing editor of its quarterly publication, OnCUE. He has worked as a freelance writer, an education editor for SmartBrief newsletters, and as a staff editor for a well-known publication focusing on education technology.