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
federal government is working to implement the new Performance Partnership
pilots program, which will grant states and localities new flexibility in the
use of federal discretionary funds to serve disconnected youth.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/16/2014 10:10:29 AM
The U.S. Departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services have issued a Request
for Information soliciting feedback on aligning federal grants and services in order to develop high-quality career pathways systems.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/29/2014 9:41:53 AM
New regulations will require all foods sold in
schools to meet strict nutritional standards, impacting many CTE programs. Part
two of this series will examine some regulatory exemptions available.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/25/2014 2:56:22 PM