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  • Benefits and Challenges in Reporting Student Outcomes

    A new report from RTI International explores how states collect data required by the Perkins Act on student outcomes such as continuation into postsecondary education and employment.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/22/2014 11:56:33 AM

  • Smarter Balanced Assessment Input Needed

    The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has recently announced a new opportunity for educators to get involved in policy surrounding the development of new common assessments.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/22/2014 9:17:25 AM

  • CTE “Gets You on the Higher Education Superhighway” According to Department of Labor Secretary Perez

    In a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times, Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez discussed the need for greater emphasis on CTE to prepare America’s workforce and connect students with career opportunities.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/21/2014 12:46:31 PM

  • Models for Awarding CTE and Academic Credit

    Students benefit from taking courses that provide both CTE and academic credit, but delivering these courses can be a challenge.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/20/2014 5:23:27 PM

  • ACTE Launches Election Watch 2014

    As part of ACTE’s efforts to deliver information and resources during this crucial election cycle, we are pleased to announce the Election Watch 2014 page.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/19/2014 1:59:23 PM

  • Administration Spotlights Community Colleges

    The U.S. Department of Education recently held a meeting with community college leaders from around the nation to discuss improving college opportunities, particularly related to best practices in college remediation.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/18/2014 3:00:42 PM

  • CareerBuilder Report on High-paying Career Opportunities Demonstrates Value of Postsecondary CTE

    Business Insider recently published an article about a recent CareerBuilder report on the 20 most lucrative positions for students who have a high school diploma as their highest level of academic attainment.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/15/2014 3:05:54 PM

  • NGA Grants Foster Education and Workforce Alignment

    The National Governors Association (NGA) is continuing its focus on better connecting state education and training systems with economic need through grants to 14 states.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/15/2014 10:12:33 AM

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