President Obama hosted the first White House Maker Faire in
conjunction with the National Day of Making 2014. The Administration announced the new Career
and Technical Education Makeover Challenge.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/19/2014 2:38:46 PM
The Senate has indefinitely postponed consideration of the
FY 2015 Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill, which includes Perkins funding.
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Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/16/2014 10:09:55 AM
Federal and state adult education data is now available through New America's Federal Education Budget Project.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/16/2014 9:49:45 AM
Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska and New Jersey will share $6 million under the fourth round of grants to build and expand state longitudinal databases linking education and workforce data.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/13/2014 10:06:10 AM
Internship postings commonly ask for specialized technical skill sets relevant to the
position, including specific skills and software, according to an analysis of online internship postings by Burning Glass Technologies.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/13/2014 8:53:26 AM
The Senate caucus held its first public event on May 12, which featured a panel discussion on CTE’s role in preparing America’s students for the 21st century workforce.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/13/2014 1:42:54 PM
President Obama delivered the commencement address to the
graduating class from Worcester Technical High School in Worcester,
Massachusetts, during which he emphasized the need for employability skills and
CTE in secondary schools.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/12/2014 11:16:46 AM
Just days ahead of President Obama's commencement address at Worchester Technical High School, the Boston Globe has reported an increase in Massachusetts secondary school CTE students seeking four-year degrees after graduation.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/10/2014 12:48:40 PM