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  • ACTE Launches E-Advocate Recognition Program

    The program will identify and promote members utilizing the CTE Action Center. No application is required and members will be recognized through the ACTE website and publications.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/15/2014 1:44:12 PM

  • Research Round-up: Experiential Learning, NAEP Scores, Adult Postsecondary Students

    Recent research focuses on the importance of relevant, experiential learning and the needs of adult students in postsecondary education.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/14/2014 1:06:50 PM

  • Hiring is Up for Postsecondary Grads

    A recent survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers found that employers will be hiring 9 percent more college graduates this year than last.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/14/2014 12:34:29 PM

  • Updates to the Certification Data Exchange Project

    Several changes to the ACTE-led project on sharing data between industry certifiers and state systems should better facilitate data exchange going forward.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/12/2014 1:47:31 PM

  • Career Counseling Added to Charter School Bill

    Reps. Jim Langevin and Glenn Thompson amended the bipartisan charter school bill to add a priority for grants supporting charter schools offering comprehensive career counseling opportunities.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/12/2014 12:13:38 PM

  • House Appropriations Committee Sets FY 15 Funding Levels for Education

    The House Appropriations Committee approved a measure to cap federal discretionary funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education at $155.7 billion for FY 2015.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/8/2014 4:58:06 PM

  • First Lady Announces Higher Education Initiative

    Michelle Obama announced the Reach Higher initiative to “inspire every student to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school.”

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/6/2014 11:43:12 AM

  • Article Highlights Positive Outcomes of CTE-focused High Schools

    U.S. News and World Report's article "Vocational High Schools: Career Path or Kiss of Death" provides an excellent and thorough report on the benefits and opportunities offered by CTE-focused high schools nationwide.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/6/2014 8:55:24 AM

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