Sens. Tim Kaine, Rob Portman and Tammy Baldwin sent a letter to President Obama asking him to create a Presidential Career and Technical Scholars award.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/29/2014 12:05:40 PM
The president hosted the fourth White House Science Fair on May 27, inviting students from around the country to exhibit their projects, designs and experiments, and announcing new STEM-related initiatives.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/28/2014 2:59:43 PM
Earning a higher-level
credential does not automatically improve earnings potential, as data from the
Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce makes clear.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/28/2014 12:39:17 PM
Senate Appropriations Committee approved a measure to cap federal discretionary
funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
at $156.8 billion for FY 2015.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/23/2014 1:56:58 PM
ACTE recently participated in a Workforce Data Quality Campaign briefing
on the importance of measuring and reporting student attainment of
industry-recognized certifications, licenses and certificates.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/23/2014 11:38:35 AM
On May 22, ACTE Deputy Executive Director Stephen DeWitt presented on a webinar sponsored by the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education focused on employability skills and an Employability Skills Framework resource that the U.S. Department of Education has initiated.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/22/2014 4:57:20 PM
Jumpstarting Occupational-learning and Entrepreneurialism (JOE) Act would provide
an exemption for CTE school-based enterprises from new, federal nutritional
requirements for “competitive” foods sold in schools.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/22/2014 3:48:38 PM
The first bipartisan, bicameral deal since the law was due for reauthorization in 2003 is a combination of separate reauthorization bills from the House and Senate.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/27/2014 3:00:22 PM