The Department of Education recently published a blog post about its new public-private partnership to increase access to the middle class through job training, which it has dubbed "upskilling."
Posted by Alisha Hyslop at 7/29/2014 4:09:53 PM
New Department of Education guidance for schools and districts encourages better informing parents and students about how data is collected and used.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/28/2014 1:56:56 PM
Although women occupy almost
half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they fill less than 25 percent of STEM
jobs. CTE helps by exposing
young women to a wide-range of STEM skills and occupations.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/28/2014 1:48:56 PM
The House and Senate spent this week moving their higher education priorities before the upcoming August recess, including hosting a hearing on states’ role in higher education and moving several HEA bills.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/25/2014 3:49:55 PM
Senate Appropriations Committee finally released the text of its Fiscal Year (FY)
2015 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill, which
includes a $5.4 million increase for Perkins!
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/25/2014 3:52:14 PM
Engineering and computing students are more likely than other STEM
graduates to be employed in STEM occupations. In addition, men continue
to dominate STEM employment.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/25/2014 11:10:37 AM
CTE programs and the Perkins Act took center stage at a briefing featuring automotive industry leaders as critical to ensuring a healthy, skilled workforce for the auto industry and advanced manufacturing.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/25/2014 3:50:12 PM
The U.S. is ranked near the bottom in an Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) report measuring innovation in education. However, the U.S. is innovating in areas related to assessment and key workplace skills.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/23/2014 11:23:34 AM