The grant also will support research into a simulated workplace model that will enable students to earn experience within the classroom.
With the onset of the millennium came an increase of technological ingenuity—including cellular phones. Cell phones have become a staple in society to the point at which they are now replacing landlines within homes and children use them at younger ages to talk and text. With a rise in texting came a rise in distracted driving. Every 11 minutes a teen is injured or killed in a texting or drinking and driving accident.