Recent Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data shows
that the percentage of high school graduates immediately enrolling in
postsecondary education is continuing a downward slide, to 66 percent in
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/1/2014 10:42:28 AM
The U.S. high school graduation rate has risen to 80 percent, according
to new data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/30/2014 10:28:04 AM
U.S. Census Bureau researchers have found that
alternative credentials are often associated with higher earnings, particularly
professional certifications and licenses.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/24/2014 6:23:00 PM
are engaging with school districts, according to most superintendents in a survey from Harvard Business School and The Boston
Consulting Group, but only 12 percent perceived engagement occurring on a deep
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/23/2014 5:09:26 PM
Attainment of an associate or
bachelor’s degree grew by 0.7 percent in 2012 for Americans aged 25 to 64, according
to the Lumina Foundation,
the largest year-to-year increase since Lumina began tracking.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/23/2014 2:04:51 PM
A new report from CareerBuilder highlights the complex, confusing and multifaceted nature of the skills gap.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/17/2014 9:21:27 AM
Recent publications analyze the return on investment for community
college students, investigate the secrets to successful transfer and
explore trends in online postsecondary enrollment.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/16/2014 2:37:47 PM
Review of Updating Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century,
a publication from the National Education Policy Center,
asserts the value of CTE in preparing students to be college and career
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/14/2014 3:47:41 PM