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  • Engagement, Strengths-based Learning Key to Student Success

    A recent Gallup Student Poll of U.S. fifth to 12th graders found that 55 percent of students were engaged in learning, 28 percent were not engaged and 17 percent were actively disengaged.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/10/2014 5:06:11 PM

  • CTE Highlighted in 2014 State of the State Addresses

    The Education Commission of the States (ECS) has reviewed 2014 State of the State addresses to identify the education proposals - a number of which are relevant to CTE.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/10/2014 3:14:33 PM

  • ACTE Responds to Baltimore Sun Editorial

    On behalf of the nation’s more than 200,000 career and technical education professionals, I would like to thank the Baltimore Sun’s staff for their editorial highlighting CTE.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/11/2014 4:01:48 PM

  • Stackable Credentials: Addressing the Challenges

    A new publication from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) reviews the challenges that states and schools face in developing stackable credentials and strategies that can overcome these challenges.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/9/2014 11:47:49 AM

  • U.S. Scores Slightly Above Average on PISA Problem-solving Test

    Students in the United States scored marginally above the OECD average in the 2012 PISA assessment of problem solving, behind 12 nations and several economic areas in China.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/9/2014 11:19:54 AM

  • House Members Introduce Bill Amending Perkins Labor-market Provisions

    On April 7, a bi-partisan group introduced the “Perkins Modernization Act of 2014” to add language to Perkins focusing on the use of labor-market data

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/10/2014 6:39:34 AM

  • House Appropriators Challenge Duncan on CTE Budget Proposal

    Secretary Duncan appeared before the House appropriations subcommittee to discuss the Administration’s FY 2015 budget request for education. Appropriators pressed him on why the proposal does not include any new investments in Perkins.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 5:16:50 PM

  • Obama Administration Announces Youth CareerConnect Grant Winners

    Totaling $107 million, the grants were awarded to local education agencies, postsecondary institutions, workforce investment boards, and employers to integrate real-world experience with classroom learning.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 5:33:30 PM

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