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
at House Education and the Workforce Committee to discuss the Administration’s budget
plan. The committee had some pointed questions on the department’s Perkins blueprint
and budget request for CTE.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/30/2014 9:20:28 AM
The U.S. Departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services have issued a Request
for Information soliciting feedback on aligning federal grants and services in order to develop high-quality career pathways systems.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/29/2014 9:41:53 AM
New regulations will require all foods sold in
schools to meet strict nutritional standards, impacting many CTE programs. Part
two of this series will examine some regulatory exemptions available.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/25/2014 2:56:22 PM