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  • Data Driven: Low-skilled Adults Benefit from CTE

    Students in programs that blend basic skills and occupational training for more contextualized learning are far more likely than similar adult students to improve basic skills and earn college-level credits.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/30/2014 10:40:40 AM

  • Higher Ed on the Brain in Congress

    This week, the House Education and the Workforce Committee and the Senate HELP Committee released priorities for reauthorizing the Higher Education Act (HEA).

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/27/2014 1:11:50 PM

  • OCTAE Career Pathways Project Set to Launch

    The Moving Pathways Forward: Supporting Career Pathways Integration project is recruiting state participants for information exchange and technical assistance.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/26/2014 5:08:09 PM

  • CTE Funding Spotlight: Health Paraprofessionals Skills Training and Workforce Development Grant

    The Department of Health and Human Services is requesting applications for a grant opportunity to support certificate training programs for health paraprofessionals.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/25/2014 4:56:05 PM

  • Senate Approves Major Workforce Overhaul

    The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved (95-3) the bipartisan, bicameral Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act. Next stop, the House of Representatives.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/25/2014 3:51:33 PM

  • Research Round-up: CTE Unemployment Rates, Student Traits, Service Learning

    Recent research examines unemployment rates for community college graduates studying CTE and academic fields, explores how to develop positive student traits and describes state policies on service learning.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/25/2014 11:03:14 AM

  • Proposed Legislation Seeks Assistance for CTE Data

    Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced a bill to strengthen data systems and partnerships between secondary schools, postsecondary institutions and the business community for CTE programs.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/25/2014 9:21:50 AM

  • ACTE President Builds Support for CTE Abroad

    ACTE President Doug Major recently traveled across the Pacific to learn more about Chinese CTE programs and strengthen ACTE’s presence on an international scale. 

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/23/2014 4:49:48 PM

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