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
A new report and a new toolkit are contributing to the higher education
dialogue on issues of student debt and high-quality, publicly accessible
Posted by Application Administrator at 12/16/2013 1:03:09 PM
The United States has fallen farther behind its fellow OECD countries in
the performance of 15-year-olds on reading, science and math
assessments. American 15-year-olds ranked 17th in reading, 21st in
science and 26th in mathematics among the 34 OECD countries in the 2012 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).
Posted by Application Administrator at 12/4/2013 10:33:09 AM
The Center for American Progress defines competency-based education, and
shares stories of students who have successfully pursued
competency-based education, in a new publication.
Posted by Application Administrator at 12/4/2013 10:31:10 AM
A survey of
alumni from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts,
which features a project-based curriculum, explored the long-term
impacts of project-based learning. For each of the 39 impact areas
assessed, women in particular reported that project-based learning had
positively impacted their success. This adds to a growing body of
research that project-based learning, a key component of CTE, may help
to recruit and retain women into STEM fields.
Posted by Application Administrator at 12/4/2013 10:30:43 AM