The American Enterprise Institute recently published a blog outlining a major challenge in ensuring that students graduate college and career ready - measuring career readiness. However, several state-led approaches may show the way.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/29/2014 2:05:54 PM
Internships can often lead to
employment, and to employees that are dedicated to the company that gave them an
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/27/2014 6:17:52 PM
The body of research on data exchange between states and transfer between institutions continues to grow.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/27/2014 12:44:03 PM
As the school year begins, many questions about the status of ESEA flexibility waivers have risen. In response, the Department of Education announced a shift in its waiver policy.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/29/2014 2:32:44 PM
the new school year quickly approaches, less than half of states have taken
advantage of a special fundraising exemption from the new federal rules
governing nutritional standards for foods sold in schools.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/26/2014 1:22:17 PM
A new report from
RTI International explores how states collect data required by the
Perkins Act on student outcomes such as continuation into postsecondary
education and employment.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/22/2014 11:56:33 AM
The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has recently announced a new opportunity for educators to get involved in policy surrounding the development of new common assessments.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/22/2014 9:17:25 AM
In a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times, Department
of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez discussed the need for greater emphasis on CTE to
prepare America’s workforce and connect students with career opportunities.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/21/2014 12:46:31 PM