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  • More Data Emerges on Non-degree Credentials

    A new publication from the federal Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 tracks the attainment of a variety of credentials, including undergraduate certificates, as well as workforce participation and earnings.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 1/28/2014 4:29:41 PM

  • Research Round-up: Early Colleges, I-BEST, Earnings by Major

    An update of an American Institutes for Research study on Early College High Schools, which added an extra year of data to the previously published analysis, finds that 81 percent of Early College students had enrolled in postsecondary education, compared to 72 percent of their peers not in Early College High Schools. In addition, within the two years following high school, 23 percent of Early College students had received an associate degree, compared to just 2 percent of other students.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 1/27/2014 5:25:54 PM

  • A Quarter of Americans Have an Alternative Credential

    According to a new U.S. Census report, in fall 2012, about 25 percent, or more than 50 million U.S. adults, held a professional certification, license or educational certificate.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 1/17/2014 2:15:19 PM

  • BLS Releases Employment Projections Through 2022

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released has released the 2014-2015 Occupational Outlook Handbook as well as its employment projections for 2012-2022.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 1/14/2014 12:02:33 PM

  • College and Career Readiness for Students With Disabilities, GED Test-takers

    While the national dialogue on college and career readiness tends to focus on the needs of the general high school student population, there are other populations who are also impacted by the college and career readiness discussion, including students with disabilities and youth and adults taking the GED test.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 1/7/2014 9:42:08 AM

  • WDQC Launches New Website

    ACTE—a national partner helping to lead the Workforce Data Quality Campaign (WDQC)—is pleased to announce that WDQC has launched its new website, www.workforcedqc.org! The website explains how better data can help ensure that public policies are preparing skilled workers for our changing economy and the ways policymakers, students and workers, business leaders, and educators can use data to make good decisions.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/24/2013 3:32:42 PM

  • Technical Math Course Shows Promise

    A new report from the National Research Center for CTE shares findings on the development and implementation of a technical math course.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/19/2013 11:36:12 PM

  • CTE and STEM Go Hand in Hand

    A new publication from the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium makes explicit the connection between CTE and STEM.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/19/2013 11:35:28 PM

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