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Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013 3:44 pm | Updated: 4:08 pm, Thu Apr 4, 2013.

RAINSVILLE – The director of Alabama Career and Technical Education recently addressed the DeKalb County Board of Education to talk about changes coming to all Alabama schools. Phillip Cleveland, PhD., spoke about the “total shift in thinking” when it comes to career training at the high school level.

“The state board of education is definitely taking a new approach to public education,” Cleveland said. “We’re recognizing the importance of, not only students that are preparing to go to college, but also students that are preparing to go to the workforce.

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