The U.S. high school graduation rate has risen to 80 percent, according
to new data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/30/2014 10:28:04 AM
at House Education and the Workforce Committee to discuss the Administration’s budget
plan. The committee had some pointed questions on the department’s Perkins blueprint
and budget request for CTE.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/30/2014 9:20:28 AM
The U.S. Departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services have issued a Request
for Information soliciting feedback on aligning federal grants and services in order to develop high-quality career pathways systems.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/29/2014 9:41:53 AM
New regulations will require all foods sold in
schools to meet strict nutritional standards, impacting many CTE programs. Part
two of this series will examine some regulatory exemptions available.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/25/2014 2:56:22 PM
The U.S. Department of Education has announced the opening of the application process for the final two grant categories of the 2014 Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) grant competition, validation and scale-up.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/25/2014 2:08:23 PM
U.S. Census Bureau researchers have found that
alternative credentials are often associated with higher earnings, particularly
professional certifications and licenses.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/24/2014 6:23:00 PM
are engaging with school districts, according to most superintendents in a survey from Harvard Business School and The Boston
Consulting Group, but only 12 percent perceived engagement occurring on a deep
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/23/2014 5:09:26 PM
Attainment of an associate or
bachelor’s degree grew by 0.7 percent in 2012 for Americans aged 25 to 64, according
to the Lumina Foundation,
the largest year-to-year increase since Lumina began tracking.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/23/2014 2:04:51 PM