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  • Growing Number of Students Bypassing Degrees in Favor of Workplace Skills

     A recent article in Community College Week highlighted the growing number of individuals enrolling in post-secondary CTE to gain skills they can apply in the workplace without pursuing an associates or bachelor’s degree. 

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/18/2014 10:50:41 AM

  • What You Need to Know: Implementing School Nutrition Regulations for CTE Part I

    New regulations will require all foods sold in schools to meet strict nutritional standards, impacting many CTE programs. Here are some essential things you need to know to prepare for these new rules.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/28/2014 1:43:00 PM

  • $600 Million Announced for Job-Driven Training Programs

    From existing funds in the Department of Labor, these grants are intended to foster partnerships between community colleges and business and industry to design career training programs and to expand apprenticeship opportunities.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/17/2014 9:36:02 AM

  • The Skills Gap Puzzle

    A new report from CareerBuilder highlights the complex, confusing and multifaceted nature of the skills gap.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/17/2014 9:21:27 AM

  • CTE Funding Spotlight: HHS Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Grant

    The Department of Health and Human Services is accepting applications for a grant to support the expansion of the behavioral health workforce through education and training for behavioral health-related paraprofessionals.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/16/2014 4:09:07 PM

  • Postsecondary Research Round-up: Transfer, ROI, Online Learning

    Recent publications analyze the return on investment for community college students, investigate the secrets to successful transfer and explore trends in online postsecondary enrollment.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/16/2014 2:37:47 PM

  • Labor Announces 2014 WIA Incentive Grant Opportunity

    Eight states have qualified to receive a portion of the incentive grant awards established under WIA by exceeded performance levels during the 2012 program year under WIA title IB and title II.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/16/2014 2:16:45 PM

  • ACTE Announces New Policy Working Group for CTE Centers

    ACTE wants to ensure that the needs of CTE centers are reflected in federal policy. An introductory conference call will be held on Tuesday, May 6 at 3:00 p.m. (EST). RSVP today!

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/15/2014 11:09:25 AM

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