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  • First Lady Draws Attention to Nutrition Education Issues

    The Wall Street Journal recently reported on First Lady Michelle Obama's new initiative, which is intended to boost health among young people by teaching them how to prepare nutritious home-cooked meals.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/2/2014 3:39:45 PM

  • Pathways to Prosperity Network Publishes New Report

    The new report, “The Pathways to Prosperity Network: A State Progress Report, 2012-2014,” details best practices and successes from eight states that have implemented strategies to enhance career pathways.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/8/2014 12:47:21 PM

  • CTE Prepares Students for Hard-to-Fill Jobs

    CTE programs prepare students for hard-to-fill occupations and, through stackable credentials, help youth and adults move up the ladder in these career fields.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/1/2014 12:12:13 PM

  • 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

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