The White House released a report outlining the
wide-ranging findings and recommendations of the vice president's review of
federal job training programs.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/22/2014 4:34:13 PM
The U.S. Departments of Education, Health and Human
Services, and Labor have published a joint letter encouraging education, workforce development and industry to work
together to provide career information and guidance.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/3/2014 2:02:40 PM
Department of Health and Human Services is requesting applications for a grant
opportunity to support certificate training programs for health paraprofessionals.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/25/2014 4:56:05 PM
President Obama hosted the first White House Maker Faire in
conjunction with the National Day of Making 2014. The Administration announced the new Career
and Technical Education Makeover Challenge.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/19/2014 2:38:46 PM
Sens. Tim Kaine, Rob Portman and Tammy Baldwin sent a letter to President Obama asking him to create a Presidential Career and Technical Scholars award.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/29/2014 12:05:40 PM
The president hosted the fourth White House Science Fair on May 27, inviting students from around the country to exhibit their projects, designs and experiments, and announcing new STEM-related initiatives.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/28/2014 2:59:43 PM
Jumpstarting Occupational-learning and Entrepreneurialism (JOE) Act would provide
an exemption for CTE school-based enterprises from new, federal nutritional
requirements for “competitive” foods sold in schools.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/22/2014 3:48:38 PM
The Department of Labor’s “Workforce Innovation Fund Round 2” and the Department of Education’s “First in World”
competitions were both unveiled last week. See if you qualify!
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/20/2014 10:47:09 AM