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  • Engagement and Motivation Matter

    Education Week's Diplomas Count 2014 salutes recent gains in high school graduation rate and shines a light on the role of engagement and motivation in student success.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/19/2014 1:55:25 PM

  • White House Hosts Maker Faire

    President Obama hosted the first White House Maker Faire in conjunction with the National Day of Making 2014. The Administration announced the new Career and Technical Education Makeover Challenge.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/19/2014 2:38:46 PM

  • Senate Appropriators Postpone Action on FY 2015 Funding Bill

    The Senate has indefinitely postponed consideration of the FY 2015 Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill, which includes Perkins funding. Let your Members of Congress know that investing in CTE is a top priority!

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/16/2014 10:09:55 AM

  • Adult Education Data: See How Your School or District Compares

    Federal and state adult education data is now available through New America's Federal Education Budget Project.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/16/2014 9:49:45 AM

  • Department of Labor Awards Workforce Data Quality Grants

    Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska and New Jersey will share $6 million under the fourth round of grants to build and expand state longitudinal databases linking education and workforce data.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/13/2014 10:06:10 AM

  • Specific Technical Skills Needed for Internships

    Internship postings commonly ask for specialized technical skill sets relevant to the position, including specific skills and software, according to an analysis of online internship postings by Burning Glass Technologies.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/13/2014 8:53:26 AM

  • CTE Caucus Briefing Attracts Senators

    The Senate caucus held its first public event on May 12, which featured a panel discussion on CTE’s role in preparing America’s students for the 21st century workforce.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/13/2014 1:42:54 PM

  • President Delivers Commencement Address at Massachusetts Secondary CTE School

    President Obama delivered the commencement address to the graduating class from Worcester Technical High School in Worcester, Massachusetts, during which he emphasized the need for employability skills and CTE in secondary schools. 

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/12/2014 11:16:46 AM

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