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  • NGA Grants Foster Education and Workforce Alignment

    The National Governors Association (NGA) is continuing its focus on better connecting state education and training systems with economic need through grants to 14 states.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/15/2014 10:12:33 AM

  • Research and Policy Round-up: Veterans, Service Learning, Evaluating Applied Skills

    Two recent publications track policies on service learning and veterans in postsecondary education, while a new assessment explores enhancing data collection about applied skills.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/6/2014 4:14:31 PM

  • Expanding Data on Part-time and Transfer Students

    A new report and a new online tool explain and begin to fill in data gaps in student postsecondary attainment.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/6/2014 4:03:14 PM

  • Better Communication About Student Data Encouraged

    New Department of Education guidance for schools and districts encourages better informing parents and students about how data is collected and used.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/28/2014 1:56:56 PM

  • Data Driven: Women in STEM

    Although women occupy almost half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they fill less than 25 percent of STEM jobs. CTE helps by exposing young women to a wide-range of STEM skills and occupations.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/28/2014 1:48:56 PM

  • Computing and Engineering Majors More Likely to Work in STEM

    Engineering and computing students are more likely than other STEM graduates to be employed in STEM occupations. In addition, men continue to dominate STEM employment.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/25/2014 11:10:37 AM

  • America Rated Low on Education Innovation

    The U.S. is ranked near the bottom in an Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) report measuring innovation in education. However, the U.S. is innovating in areas related to assessment and key workplace skills.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/23/2014 11:23:34 AM

  • Digging Into Non-degree Credential Attainment

    New data tables illustrate patterns in license and certification attainment by U.S. adults.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/17/2014 3:55:07 PM

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