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  • White House Hosts Maker Faire

    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

  • Senators Petition Obama for National CTE Award

    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

  • CTE Students Featured at White House Science Fair

    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

  • Rep. Womack’s JOE Act Seeks CTE Exemption in USDA Nutrition Regulations

    The 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

  • New Education and Workforce Development Grants

    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

  • Performance Partnership Pilots for Disconnected Youth Move Forward

    The 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

  • Administration Requests Feedback on Career Pathways

    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

  • What You Need to Know: Implementing School Nutrition Regulations for CTE Part II

    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

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