In order to ensure that students graduating from high school are college
and career ready, states are placing a higher priority on CTE,
according to a report released earlier this year by the Education Commission of the States.
Posted by Application Administrator at 6/4/2013 9:09:37 PM
a long-term review of the South Carolina Personal Pathways to Success
initiative, authorized under the state's 2005 Education and Economic
Development Act (EEDA), show several positive impacts of the policy on
career development and Programs of Study (POS) development.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/30/2013 3:21:15 PM
The U.S. workforce is in need of economic security and increased resilience, according to a report from the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices. The Cornerstones of Economic Security for Resilient Workers: A Policy Framework for Shared Action charts
the trends in the global economy that are undermining the economic
security of workers, including rising demand for advanced skills and the
prevalence of lower paid, lower wage and temporary work.
Posted by Application Administrator at 6/4/2013 9:06:23 PM
ACTE is proud to announce results from its annual, nationwide survey of CTE students and educators,
conducted in partnership with the National Research Center for College
and University Admissions™ (NRCCUA®). Findings presented in CTE Works! 2013 Results from a National Survey demonstrate
the effectiveness and relevancy of CTE for students, as well as CTE
educators' dedication to integrating and aligning CTE with academics and
with business and industry needs, despite stagnant funding.
Posted by Application Administrator at 5/28/2013 2:21:14 PM
The U.S. Department of Education Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development recently released the interim National Assessment of Career and Technical Education (NACTE). The report focuses on participation, outcomes and international comparisons of secondary CTE.
Posted by Application Administrator at 5/28/2013 2:19:21 PM
In recent weeks, there has been renewed attention on data related to students postsecondary and
career success. There is a growing realization among policymakers that current postsecondary data systems, which nationally only collect information on
first-time, full-time students, leave a large number of unanswered questions.
Posted by Application Administrator at 5/28/2013 2:18:31 PM
Taking two or more CTE courses is related to lower dropout rates in two Arizona districts, according to a report from the Arizona State University Morrison Institute for Public Policy.
Posted by Brian Andsundry at 5/20/2013 2:15:02 PM
The National Center for Innovation in Career and Technical Education
(NCICTE), the new Perkins-funded CTE research center, has launched its
website at ctecenter.ed.gov.
The website outlines the center's research priorities, includes a list
of CTE resources and will house online training modules to provide
guidance for translating the center's studies into practice at the
college, district or school level.
Posted by Application Administrator at 5/16/2013 3:26:30 PM