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  • College and Career Readiness for Students With Disabilities, GED Test-takers

    While the national dialogue on college and career readiness tends to focus on the needs of the general high school student population, there are other populations who are also impacted by the college and career readiness discussion, including students with disabilities and youth and adults taking the GED test.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 1/7/2014 9:42:08 AM

  • WDQC Launches New Website

    ACTE—a national partner helping to lead the Workforce Data Quality Campaign (WDQC)—is pleased to announce that WDQC has launched its new website, www.workforcedqc.org! The website explains how better data can help ensure that public policies are preparing skilled workers for our changing economy and the ways policymakers, students and workers, business leaders, and educators can use data to make good decisions.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/24/2013 3:32:42 PM

  • Technical Math Course Shows Promise

    A new report from the National Research Center for CTE shares findings on the development and implementation of a technical math course.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/19/2013 11:36:12 PM

  • CTE and STEM Go Hand in Hand

    A new publication from the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium makes explicit the connection between CTE and STEM.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/19/2013 11:35:28 PM

  • Dual Enrollees Excel in Postsecondary

    Following hard on the heels of our recent Data Driven blog post on the benefits of dual enrollment, the National Student Clearinghouse has just published recent data on college completion overall, and for former dual enrollment students, in a new Signature Report.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/18/2013 12:32:30 AM

  • Data Driven: Dual Enrollment Benefits CTE Students

    Dual enrollment and dual credit programs are hot topics in education today. Research on dual enrollment has demonstrated positive effects for all students, including CTE students, as we explore in this month's Data Driven blog post.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/16/2013 1:07:33 PM

  • Online Tools for Adult Education, Pathways, Veterans and More

    Online scorecards, infographics and other online tools are flourishing. One of the most recent entries is an infographic series created by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education for the nation as a whole and for all 50 states and DC. "Tapping the Potential: Profile of Adult Education Target Population" profiles use Census data to show the percentage of adults that lack a high school credential or English proficiency.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/16/2013 1:05:44 PM

  • Spotlight on Apprenticeship

    The Center for American Progress has released a report describing the value of apprenticeships in the U.S., as well as the challenges it faces.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/16/2013 1:03:49 PM

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