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  • Getting Ink – ACTE Hosts CTE Policy Media Briefing

    ACTE hosted a media briefing on the Perkins Act to provide reporters with foundational information about the law and reauthorization process while raising awareness of our members’ priorities before staff from major publications.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/16/2014 9:55:26 AM

  • Article Highlights Positive Outcomes of CTE-focused High Schools

    U.S. News and World Report's article "Vocational High Schools: Career Path or Kiss of Death" provides an excellent and thorough report on the benefits and opportunities offered by CTE-focused high schools nationwide.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/6/2014 8:55:24 AM

  • ED Announces Latest i3 Grant Applications

    The U.S. Department of Education has announced the opening of the application process for the final two grant categories of the 2014 Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) grant competition, validation and scale-up.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/25/2014 2:08:23 PM

  • Growing Number of Students Bypassing Degrees in Favor of Workplace Skills

     A recent article in Community College Week highlighted the growing number of individuals enrolling in post-secondary CTE to gain skills they can apply in the workplace without pursuing an associates or bachelor’s degree. 

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/18/2014 10:50:41 AM

  • $600 Million Announced for Job-Driven Training Programs

    From existing funds in the Department of Labor, these grants are intended to foster partnerships between community colleges and business and industry to design career training programs and to expand apprenticeship opportunities.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/17/2014 9:36:02 AM

  • Labor Announces 2014 WIA Incentive Grant Opportunity

    Eight states have qualified to receive a portion of the incentive grant awards established under WIA by exceeded performance levels during the 2012 program year under WIA title IB and title II.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/16/2014 2:16:45 PM

  • ACTE Responds to Baltimore Sun Editorial

    On behalf of the nation’s more than 200,000 career and technical education professionals, I would like to thank the Baltimore Sun’s staff for their editorial highlighting CTE.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/11/2014 4:01:48 PM

  • Obama Administration Announces Youth CareerConnect Grant Winners

    Totaling $107 million, the grants were awarded to local education agencies, postsecondary institutions, workforce investment boards, and employers to integrate real-world experience with classroom learning.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 5:33:30 PM

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