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  • CTE Primer Describes The Field, Outlines Challenges

    How Career and Technical Education Can Help Students Be College and Career Ready: A Primer describes CTE as an integral strategy for college and career readiness while also addressing the challenges faced by the field.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 5/3/2013 12:10:35 PM

  • Employers Value Skills More Than Major

    Two recent studies demonstrate that employers value critical thinking, problem solving, and applied knowledge and skills more than undergraduate major.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/1/2013 10:25:26 AM

  • 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

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