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  • ACTE Submits Higher Education Comments

    The Senate HELP Committee released a discussion draft for reauthorization of the Higher Education Act mostly focused on college cost issues. ACTE’s comments seek to better serve non-traditional students.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 9/2/2014 1:26:57 PM

  • American Enterprise Institute Calls for Clearer Career Readiness Evaluation Processes

    The American Enterprise Institute recently published a blog outlining a major challenge in ensuring that students graduate college and career ready - measuring career readiness. However, several state-led approaches may show the way.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/29/2014 2:05:54 PM

  • Data Driven: Internships Key to Career Success

    Internships can often lead to employment, and to employees that are dedicated to the company that gave them an opportunity.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/27/2014 6:17:52 PM

  • Research Round-up: Cross-state Data Exchange, Transfer Successes

    The body of research on data exchange between states and transfer between institutions continues to grow.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/27/2014 12:44:03 PM

  • Department Makes ESEA Waiver Policy Change

    As the school year begins, many questions about the status of ESEA flexibility waivers have risen. In response, the Department of Education announced a shift in its waiver policy.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/29/2014 2:32:44 PM

  • Many States Yet to Adopt Fundraising Exemption for School Nutrition Rules

    As the new school year quickly approaches, less than half of states have taken advantage of a special fundraising exemption from the new federal rules governing nutritional standards for foods sold in schools.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/26/2014 1:22:17 PM

  • Benefits and Challenges in Reporting Student Outcomes

    A new report from RTI International explores how states collect data required by the Perkins Act on student outcomes such as continuation into postsecondary education and employment.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/22/2014 11:56:33 AM

  • Smarter Balanced Assessment Input Needed

    The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has recently announced a new opportunity for educators to get involved in policy surrounding the development of new common assessments.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/22/2014 9:17:25 AM

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