The Senate CTE Caucus recently organized a briefing for Capitol Hill staff and education policy advocates to learn about best practices and effective strategies for preparing a qualified manufacturing workforce with robust literacy skills.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 9/12/2014 9:56:11 AM
On September 9, the Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education hosted a briefing on the progress made in implementation of the department’s Rigorous Programs of Study framework.
Posted by Alisha Hyslop at 9/10/2014 5:24:08 PM
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
Business Insider recently published an article about a recent CareerBuilder report on the 20 most lucrative positions for students who have a high school diploma as their highest level of academic attainment.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/15/2014 3:05:54 PM
The National Academy Foundation (NAF) is taking its business partnerships to the next level with NAFTrack Certified Hiring.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/13/2014 2:05:36 PM
The U.S. Departments of Education, Health and Human
Services, and Labor have published a joint letter encouraging education, workforce development and industry to work
together to provide career information and guidance.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/3/2014 2:02:40 PM
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
Upon reading Michael J. Petrilli’s recent article, “Kid, I’m Sorry, but You’re Just Not College Material,” I was encouraged to see a major publication shining light on some of the many benefits that career and technical education (CTE) has to offer. However, there is a key point that my colleagues at the Association for Career and Technical Education I and feel is important to emphasize in this discussion: CTE is a component of academically challenging, rigorous education for all students, be they high-fliers or at-risk.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/25/2014 12:56:43 PM