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  • Members of Congress Speak Out for CTE

    Recent bicameral, bipartisan comments on the benefits of CTE for students and business are a positive sign of the growing respect for CTE on Capitol Hill.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/16/2014 1:41:44 PM

  • Performance Partnership Pilots for Disconnected Youth Move Forward

    The federal government is working to implement the new Performance Partnership pilots program, which will grant states and localities new flexibility in the use of federal discretionary funds to serve disconnected youth.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/16/2014 10:10:29 AM

  • Getting Ink – ACTE Hosts CTE Policy Media Briefing

    ACTE hosted a media briefing on the Perkins Act to provide reporters with foundational information about the law and reauthorization process while raising awareness of our members’ priorities before staff from major publications.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/16/2014 9:55:26 AM

  • 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

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