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  • 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

  • Duncan Defends FY 15 Budget Request with Senate Appropriators

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan went before the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee on April 30, to defend the Administration’s FY 2015 budget request for education.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/2/2014 12:49:33 PM

  • States Enact CTE Policies and Legislation

    A new publication from the Education Commission of the States charts recent state CTE activity.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/2/2014 9:24:37 AM

  • College-going Rate Declines Slightly

    Recent Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data shows that the percentage of high school graduates immediately enrolling in postsecondary education is continuing a downward slide, to 66 percent in October 2013.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/1/2014 10:42:28 AM

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