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  • Rep. Womack’s JOE Act Seeks CTE Exemption in USDA Nutrition Regulations

    The 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

  • Deal Reached for Bipartisan WIA Reauthorization

    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

  • Business and Industry Groups Support Perkins Reauthorization

    This week, more than 200 business, industry, political and trade organizations, along with education groups like ACTE, published a letter demonstrating their support for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. 

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/22/2014 10:46:57 AM

  • Programs of Study, CTE Linked to Graduation, Academic Achievement

    A four-year NRCCTE longitudinal study finds that programs of study are associated with higher graduation rates and academic achievement.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/20/2014 2:29:45 PM

  • New Education and Workforce Development Grants

    The Department of Labor’s “Workforce Innovation Fund Round 2” and the Department of Education’s “First in World” competitions were both unveiled last week. See if you qualify!

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/20/2014 10:47:09 AM

  • CTE: Preparing the IT Workforce

    ACTE's new Sector Sheet examines CTE's role in developing talent in information technology.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/19/2014 9:58:28 AM

  • Members of Congress Speak Out for CTE

    Recent bicameral, bipartisan comments on the benefits of CTE for students and business are a positive sign of the growing respect for CTE on Capitol Hill.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/16/2014 1:41:44 PM

  • Performance Partnership Pilots for Disconnected Youth Move Forward

    The federal government is working to implement the new Performance Partnership pilots program, which will grant states and localities new flexibility in the use of federal discretionary funds to serve disconnected youth.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/16/2014 10:10:29 AM

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