The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has recently announced a new opportunity for educators to get involved in policy surrounding the development of new common assessments.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/22/2014 9:17:25 AM
Two recent publications track policies on service learning and veterans
in postsecondary education, while a new assessment explores enhancing
data collection about applied skills.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 8/6/2014 4:14:31 PM
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards has announced the public comment period for the revised Career and Technical Education (CTE) Standards, 2nd edition. The standards will be available for review from March 16 to April 13.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/18/2014 5:49:14 PM
While the national dialogue on college and career readiness tends to
focus on the needs of the general high school student population, there
are other populations who are also impacted by the college and career
readiness discussion, including students with disabilities and youth and
adults taking the GED test.
Posted by Application Administrator at 1/7/2014 9:42:08 AM
A recent supplement to Kappan magazine
authored by Jean-Claude Brizard, senior adviser at the College Board
and former chief executive officer of Chicago Public Schools, promotes
the value of high-quality CTE and suggests ways to make CTE a more
aligned, coherent system.
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/7/2013 2:01:24 PM
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education
Consortium (NASDCTEc) released a report titled “The State of Career and
Technical Education: An Analysis of State CTE Standards.” The report provides
an analysis and comparison of state standards related to the Common Career
Technical Core (CCTC).
Posted by Alisha Hyslop at 7/18/2014 4:52:47 PM
How are states defining career readiness? According to a new report
from the Center on Education Policy, based on a survey of CTE leaders
in 46 states (including the District of Columbia), not many are defining
it at all. Only 14 states have a statewide definition of career
readiness, and in only 3 of these states is the definition distinct from
the definition of college readiness.
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/7/2013 1:58:30 PM
As the deadline for Common Core State Standards (CCSS) implementation approaches, more questions are being asked about the development and requirements of the Standards. The Alliance for Excellent Education (AEE) has produced a publication that may be the best documentation of the CCSS movement and what the standards do.
Posted by Application Administrator at 8/29/2013 2:52:08 PM