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  • Massachusetts CTE Students Increasingly Pursuing Postsecondary Education

    Just days ahead of President Obama's commencement address at Worchester Technical High School, the Boston Globe has reported an increase in Massachusetts secondary school CTE students seeking four-year degrees after graduation.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/10/2014 12:48:40 PM

  • Where the Middle-wage Jobs Live

    Data points to a growing demand for middle-skill, middle-wage jobs in certain CTE fields; middle-wage jobs are most prevalent in Wyoming, Iowa, North Dakota and Michigan.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/10/2014 10:30:51 AM

  • Senate Appropriators Take Up Perkins Funding Bill This Week

    This week, the Senate Appropriations Committee will unveil the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill, which will include Perkins funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015. 

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/12/2014 1:27:09 PM

  • Better Data for Postsecondary Decision-making

    Student and parents are increasingly paying attention to postsecondary employment and earnings outcomes, reports a new publication from CLASP.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/6/2014 1:44:11 PM

  • Representatives Introduce Career Exploration Bill

    Limited Perkins funding often leaves funds for career exploration scarce, a bill from Rep. Kurt Schrader seeks to support CTE exploration programs for middle and high school students.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/4/2014 3:45:27 PM

  • Making Career Readiness Count

    States are turning their attention to career readiness indicators, but more action is needed to demonstrate that career readiness is a priority and to share the right information with those who need it.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/4/2014 3:44:53 PM

  • Webinar: Dissecting WIA Reauthorization Deal

    Experts from leading workforce organizations held a webinar on June 3 to walk through WIOA for interested stakeholders and to explain what it means for the nation’s workforce system.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/4/2014 3:24:51 PM

  • ACTE Holds School Visit for Hill Staff

    In conjunction with the Senate Career and Technical Education Caucus, ACTE held a visit for Senate education staff at a CTE school in the DC area.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/30/2014 11:46:35 AM

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