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
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
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
week, more than 200 business, industry, political and trade organizations,
along with education groups like ACTE, published a letter demonstrating their support for the Carl D.
Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/22/2014 10:46:57 AM
A four-year NRCCTE longitudinal study finds that programs
of study are associated with higher graduation rates and academic achievement.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/20/2014 2:29:45 PM
The Department of Labor’s “Workforce Innovation Fund Round 2” and the Department of Education’s “First in World”
competitions were both unveiled last week. See if you qualify!
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/20/2014 10:47:09 AM
ACTE's new Sector Sheet examines CTE's role in developing talent in information technology.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/19/2014 9:58:28 AM
Recent bicameral, bipartisan comments on the benefits of CTE for students and business are a positive sign of the growing respect for CTE on Capitol Hill.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/16/2014 1:41:44 PM