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  • 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

  • Congressional Recess Schedule Brings Opportunities for CTE Advocates

    Members of Congress will be spending a lot of time in their states and districts, which will provide great opportunities for CTE advocates to connect directly with policymakers.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/23/2014 2:55:02 PM

  • Using Wage Records to Track Student Outcomes

    The Workforce Data Quality Campaign recently hosted a webinar on using the Wage Record Interchange System (WRIS) 2 to track education and employment outcomes.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/23/2014 11:49:47 AM

  • Bipartisan Proposal to Reinstate Year-Round Pell

    With college affordability and student loan burdens hot topics on Capitol Hill, Senators have proposed a bipartisan bill aimed to make reforms to federal student aid.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/19/2014 3:33:08 PM

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