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  • White House to Congress: 2014 Budget Will Be Delayed

    On Monday, the White House Office of Management and Budget sent a letter to Congress informing the House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) that the president’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 budget request will not be ready by the February 4 deadline. The White House is required under federal law to submit a budget to Congress every year.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 2:52:37 PM

  • ACTE Releases Credential Background Sheet for Advocacy

    In order to help legislators and their staff members better understand what is a credential, ACTE has developed a background informational sheet and legislative recommendations for use at the state and federal levels.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 2:52:04 PM

  • Student Engagement Declines With Each Grade in New Gallup Poll

    Between fifth and 12th grade, the number of students engaged in school drops from about eight in 10 to four in 10, according to a recent Gallup Student Poll.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 2:36:48 PM

  • More States Adopt Career Readiness Policies, Says EdWeek Quality Counts Report

    More than half of the United States has implemented all four education-workforce alignment policies measured by Education Week in their 2013 edition of the Quality Countsreport card.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 2:25:32 PM

  • Republicans Name Education Appropriators in the House

    The Republican leadership in the House of Representatives recently announced new committee assignments for the House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee for the 113th Congress. The Labor-HHS-Education subcommittee oversees annual funding for Department of Education programs, including Perkins.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 2:24:47 PM

  • 2013 NPS Update: Members' Choice Poll, Last Chance to Vote!

    Make your arrangements today to climb the Hill with your ACTE colleagues during this year’s National Policy Seminar!NPS will be occurring at a critical time when the new 113th Congress will be debating very important funding issues which have implications for CTE.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 2:23:58 PM

  • Getting Business on Board for Exemplary Internships

    A new National Academy Foundation (NAF) publication examines exemplary work-based learning experiences at its career academies around the country. Key elements include passion on both sides of the employer-business partnership, as well as adherence to the NAF Internship Gold Standards.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 2:23:09 PM

  • Next-generation Science Standards Available for Final Review

    On January 8, the second and final public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) was released. Comment on the draft will be accepted until January 29 and the final standards are expected to be released in March.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 2:21:59 PM

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