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  • Senators Petition Obama for National CTE Award

    Sens. Tim Kaine, Rob Portman and Tammy Baldwin sent a letter to President Obama asking him to create a Presidential Career and Technical Scholars award.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/29/2014 12:05:40 PM

  • CTE Students Featured at White House Science Fair

    The president hosted the fourth White House Science Fair on May 27, inviting students from around the country to exhibit their projects, designs and experiments, and announcing new STEM-related initiatives.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/28/2014 2:59:43 PM

  • Data Driven: Higher Earnings Through CTE

    Earning a higher-level credential does not automatically improve earnings potential, as data from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce makes clear.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/28/2014 12:39:17 PM

  • Senate Appropriators Divided on FY 15 Funding Levels for Education

    The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a measure to cap federal discretionary funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education at $156.8 billion for FY 2015.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/23/2014 1:56:58 PM

  • Briefing Educates Hill Staff on Education and Workforce Data Issues

    ACTE recently participated in a Workforce Data Quality Campaign briefing on the importance of measuring and reporting student attainment of industry-recognized certifications, licenses and certificates.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/23/2014 11:38:35 AM

  • Employability Skills Framework Highlighted in ED Webinar

    On May 22, ACTE Deputy Executive Director Stephen DeWitt presented on a webinar sponsored by the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education focused on employability skills and an Employability Skills Framework resource that the U.S. Department of Education has initiated.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/22/2014 4:57:20 PM

  • Rep. Womack’s JOE Act Seeks CTE Exemption in USDA Nutrition Regulations

    The Jumpstarting Occupational-learning and Entrepreneurialism (JOE) Act would provide an exemption for CTE school-based enterprises from new, federal nutritional requirements for “competitive” foods sold in schools.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/22/2014 3:48:38 PM

  • Deal Reached for Bipartisan WIA Reauthorization

    The first bipartisan, bicameral deal since the law was due for reauthorization in 2003 is a combination of separate reauthorization bills from the House and Senate.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/27/2014 3:00:22 PM

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