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  • Community Colleges Help Close Jobs Gap

    The American Association of Community Colleges released a report earlier this year on the contribution that community colleges can play in closing the "jobs gap" that was created by the recession.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/29/2013 1:26:21 PM

  • Parents See Potential in Postsecondary CTE

    A high percentage of U.S. parents expressed confidence in postsecondary CTE to help their children succeed in a recent survey from Inside Higher Ed, conducted by Gallup.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/29/2013 12:05:47 PM

  • CTE Holds Promise for At-risk Youth, Report Finds

    Career pathways education and apprenticeships leading to jobs in health care and construction hold promise for at-risk youth, according to a report from Mathematica Policy Research.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/24/2013 10:18:04 AM

  • States Invited to Apply for Certification Data Exchange Project Round 2

    ACTE, in cooperation with a number of national and state partners, is supporting a project to expand and improve data exchange between industry certification organizations and state longitudinal data systems.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/22/2013 11:28:46 AM

  • Literacy Report Promotes Collaborative Teaching for 21st-century Learning

    On April 3, the National Center for Literacy Education held a briefing on Capitol Hill to promote its latest report "Remodeling Literacy Learning: Making Room for What Works."

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 4:18:32 PM

  • Academic and CTE Participation Merging for Many Students

    From Track to Field: Trends in Career and Technical Education Across Three Decades tells the story of the growing convergence of CTE and academics.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 4:16:31 PM

  • Research Findings Support Programs of Study

    NRCCTE researchers at FHI 360 recently completed a longitudinal study on Programs of Study (POS)-type initiatives developed prior to the 2006 Perkins IV legislation, and their findings support the link between POS and positive student outcomes.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 4:14:59 PM

  • Determining High-quality Career Pathways

    Career pathways are a key aspect of the college and career readiness conversation, and a number of stakeholders and organizations are taking part in the dialogue. One such organization is the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) and its Alliance for Quality Career Pathways, a two-year initiative to identify criteria and measurement for high-quality career pathway systems. A recent publication sets out the Alliance's definition of career pathways and its plan to develop a framework for evaluating career pathways.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 4:14:26 PM

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