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  • Advocate for Perkins Funding During August Recess

    Congress is preparing leave town for a month-long August recess without completing its work on funding for Perkins. Let your Members of Congress know that building our investment in CTE can’t wait!

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/31/2014 4:00:41 PM

  • Obama Administration Announces Public-Private Partnership Initiative to “Upskill” America

    The Department of Education recently published a blog post about its new public-private partnership to increase access to the middle class through job training, which it has dubbed "upskilling."

    Posted by Alisha Hyslop at 7/29/2014 4:09:53 PM

  • Better Communication About Student Data Encouraged

    New Department of Education guidance for schools and districts encourages better informing parents and students about how data is collected and used.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/28/2014 1:56:56 PM

  • Data Driven: Women in STEM

    Although women occupy almost half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they fill less than 25 percent of STEM jobs. CTE helps by exposing young women to a wide-range of STEM skills and occupations.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/28/2014 1:48:56 PM

  • This Week in Higher Education

    The House and Senate spent this week moving their higher education priorities before the upcoming August recess, including hosting a hearing on states’ role in higher education and moving several HEA bills.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/25/2014 3:49:55 PM

  • Senate Funding Bill Includes Increase for Perkins

    The Senate Appropriations Committee finally released the text of its Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill, which includes a $5.4 million increase for Perkins!

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/25/2014 3:52:14 PM

  • Computing and Engineering Majors More Likely to Work in STEM

    Engineering and computing students are more likely than other STEM graduates to be employed in STEM occupations. In addition, men continue to dominate STEM employment.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/25/2014 11:10:37 AM

  • CTE Is Hot Topic for Senate Auto Caucus

    CTE programs and the Perkins Act took center stage at a briefing featuring automotive industry leaders as critical to ensuring a healthy, skilled workforce for the auto industry and advanced manufacturing.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/25/2014 3:50:12 PM

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