Reps. Jim Langevin and Glenn Thompson amended the bipartisan charter school bill to add a priority for grants supporting charter schools offering comprehensive career counseling opportunities.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/12/2014 12:13:38 PM
House Appropriations Committee approved a measure to cap federal discretionary
funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
at $155.7 billion for FY 2015.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/8/2014 4:58:06 PM
Michelle Obama announced the Reach Higher initiative to “inspire every student to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school.”
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/6/2014 11:43:12 AM
U.S. News and World Report's article "Vocational High Schools: Career Path or Kiss of Death" provides an excellent and thorough report on the benefits and opportunities offered by CTE-focused high schools nationwide.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/6/2014 8:55:24 AM
of Education Arne Duncan went before the Senate Labor, Health and Human
Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee on April 30, to defend the Administration’s
FY 2015 budget request for education.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/2/2014 12:49:33 PM
A new publication from the Education Commission of the States charts recent state CTE activity.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/2/2014 9:24:37 AM
Recent Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data shows
that the percentage of high school graduates immediately enrolling in
postsecondary education is continuing a downward slide, to 66 percent in
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/1/2014 10:42:28 AM
The U.S. high school graduation rate has risen to 80 percent, according
to new data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/30/2014 10:28:04 AM