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  • Data Driven: Low-skilled Adults Benefit from CTE

    Students in programs that blend basic skills and occupational training for more contextualized learning are far more likely than similar adult students to improve basic skills and earn college-level credits.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/30/2014 10:40:40 AM

  • Research Round-up: CTE Unemployment Rates, Student Traits, Service Learning

    Recent research examines unemployment rates for community college graduates studying CTE and academic fields, explores how to develop positive student traits and describes state policies on service learning.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/25/2014 11:03:14 AM

  • Proposed Legislation Seeks Assistance for CTE Data

    Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced a bill to strengthen data systems and partnerships between secondary schools, postsecondary institutions and the business community for CTE programs.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/25/2014 9:21:50 AM

  • Using Wage Records to Track Student Outcomes

    The Workforce Data Quality Campaign recently hosted a webinar on using the Wage Record Interchange System (WRIS) 2 to track education and employment outcomes.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/23/2014 11:49:47 AM

  • Engagement and Motivation Matter

    Education Week's Diplomas Count 2014 salutes recent gains in high school graduation rate and shines a light on the role of engagement and motivation in student success.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/19/2014 1:55:25 PM

  • Adult Education Data: See How Your School or District Compares

    Federal and state adult education data is now available through New America's Federal Education Budget Project.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/16/2014 9:49:45 AM

  • Department of Labor Awards Workforce Data Quality Grants

    Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska and New Jersey will share $6 million under the fourth round of grants to build and expand state longitudinal databases linking education and workforce data.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/13/2014 10:06:10 AM

  • Specific Technical Skills Needed for Internships

    Internship postings commonly ask for specialized technical skill sets relevant to the position, including specific skills and software, according to an analysis of online internship postings by Burning Glass Technologies.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/13/2014 8:53:26 AM

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