As the school year begins, many questions about the status of ESEA flexibility waivers have risen. In response, the Department of Education announced a shift in its waiver policy.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/29/2014 2:32:44 PM
the new school year quickly approaches, less than half of states have taken
advantage of a special fundraising exemption from the new federal rules
governing nutritional standards for foods sold in schools.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/26/2014 1:22:17 PM
In a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times, Department
of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez discussed the need for greater emphasis on CTE to
prepare America’s workforce and connect students with career opportunities.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/21/2014 12:46:31 PM
The U.S. Department of Education recently held a meeting with community college leaders from around the nation to discuss improving college opportunities, particularly related to best practices in college remediation.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/18/2014 3:00:42 PM
of Education Arne Duncan and Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez made
a joint trip to Toledo, Ohio to visit some of the region’s successful CTE
and job training programs.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/5/2014 4:57:22 PM
exemption for school fundraisers could provide regulatory relief for CTE
programs affected by new federal nutritional standards.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/1/2014 1:40:49 PM
The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education reports that according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the occupational forecast for CTE teachers is looking up, but there is still room for growth.
Posted by Alisha Hyslop at 8/1/2014 12:54:28 PM
The Department of Education recently published a blog post about its new public-private partnership to increase access to the middle class through job training, which it has dubbed "upskilling."
Posted by Alisha Hyslop at 7/29/2014 4:09:53 PM