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With Energy-Focused Curriculum, School May Help Ease 'Great Crew Change'

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By Emily Moser, Hart Energy
June 1, 2014

A first-of-its-kind high school in Houston is taking energy education from "The Flintstones" to "The Jetsons".

Energy Institute High School is giving youth a path to careers in oil, gas and alternative energy through a curriculum modeled for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). This cutting-edge program may help relieve an industry already grappling with a shortage of qualified workers.

Since opening last fall, the school has reaped support from colleges and the industry. Many industry players could see an immediate need for such a school, said Anne Ford, director ...

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