ACTE has launched the first in our new Sector Sheet series, CTE: The Key to Economic Development in Advanced Manufacturing,
which explores advanced manufacturing career opportunities and
describes CTE's role in growing the qualified workforce for advanced
Posted by Application Administrator at 8/20/2013 10:41:19 AM
week, AASA: The School Superintendents Association released a new report about the effects of the across-the-board sequester cuts on school districts around the country. A survey of 541 responses from 48 states yielded some interesting results on how districts are dealing with reductions in federal funding, including Perkins, as the 2013-14 school year begins.
Posted by Application Administrator at 8/20/2013 10:41:33 AM
A new analysis from the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) Research Center finds
that more than 60 percent of students who transferred from two-year to
four-year institutions in the 2005-2006 school year had obtained
bachelor's degrees, while an additional 8 percent were still working on
their degrees, within six years.
Posted by Application Administrator at 8/16/2013 10:36:25 AM
This summer, we're reviving our "Data Driven" blog series on how you can
use CTE data and research to make legislators, industry leaders and the
public sit up and take notice! The numbers in this blog series are
advocacy tools you can use.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/27/2013 10:32:46 AM
Racial stratification in higher education is explored in a recent Georgetown University report,
which examines enrollments by race and ethnicity at U.S. postsecondary
institutions. The publication brings attention to important issues of
access and equality, while also prompting questions about the value and
purpose of different postsecondary institutions.
Posted by Application Administrator at 8/15/2013 2:25:35 PM
The U.S. Department of Education approved Maine's application for flexibility from key requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act in exchange for a state developed plan to prepare all students for college and career, focus aid on the neediest students and support effective teachers and leadership.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/14/2013 4:39:05 PM
Congress on their month-long August recess, the clock is ticking on important
Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 funding decisions for CTE. Connecting with lawmakers
during August through Twitter, Facebook and other social media outlets is a
quick and easy way to spread the message of CTE and the importance of Perkins
Posted by Application Administrator at 8/13/2013 5:00:15 PM
ACTE recently launched a new feature on our website for CTE teachers, administrators and counselors to share personal stories about their CTE programs, including how federal policies are impacting their students and classrooms.
Posted by Application Administrator at 8/13/2013 5:00:33 PM