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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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