Highlighting the Success of Career Education in Missouri
According to the Missouri Department of Education and Secondary Education's website, roughly 250,000 Missouri high school students and adults participated in career education training programs. These programs were made available through partnerships between public high schools and community centers, community colleges and four year colleges. The Missouri Career Education (MCE) program published a fact sheet showing the majority of their secondary graduates (93%) are currently employed, continuing their education or serving in the military and the, "many have jobs related to their educational training."
A description of the MCE program provided by the Missouri Department of Education and Secondary Education
website states that the programs combines education and training for students of
all ages in the area of agriculture, business, health science, technical science, engineering and technology. The program reaches young adults through partnerships with the public high school system.