Maine Wants To Expand Tech Classes To All Middle-Schoolers, But Some Educators Are Wary
Robbie Feinberg, Maine Public Radio
More than 8,000 high schoolers in Maine are enrolled in career and technical education (CTE) classes, where they learn everything from carpentry and plumbing to biotech and digital media.
While most classes are largely limited to juniors and seniors, the state wants to change that and provide every middle-schooler with a similar experience. But some local educators see several obstacles in the way.