According to an Achieve report charting
state progress on policies that support college and career readiness,
all states have adopted college and career readiness (CCR) standards but
few states have in place a full complement of policies and supports in
four areas--standards, graduation requirements, assessments and
accountability--to facilitate implementation.
Posted by Application Administrator at 12/16/2013 1:04:15 PM
We're looking for CTE stakeholders to share with us personal stories about their CTE programs, including how federal policies are impacting their students and classrooms.
Posted by Application Administrator at 10/21/2013 3:50:43 PM
State-level community college entities are invited by the Kresge Foundation and Jobs for the Future to apply to join the Student Success Center initiative.
Applications should outline your plans to launch a Student Success
Center, which organizes a state's community colleges around common
action to accelerate efforts to improve persistence and completion.
Posted by Application Administrator at 10/9/2013 12:39:01 PM
The Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) and the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) have collaborated on a set of profiles that describe the characteristics of those in need of better skills and wages in each state.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 9/26/2013 10:27:14 AM
Applications are now being accepted for Phase II of the Advancing Career and Technical Education (CTE) in State and Local Career Pathways Systems project.
This project helps states integrate Programs of Study into broader
career pathways systems. Three states will be chosen for Phase
II, and this time the project will focus on transportation-related
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 9/25/2013 10:08:15 AM
The latest round of Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants has
been awarded to community colleges and universities around the country
for the development and expansion of innovative training programs in
partnership with local employers.
Posted by Application Administrator at 9/19/2013 4:47:08 PM
recent report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities highlights reductions in
state funding for education since the beginning of the economic recession
in 2008. As we approach the five-year anniversary of the financial meltdown
that helped to spur this recession, the report shows that many states are still
dealing with the lingering effects and have not yet returned to pre-recession
funding levels for education.
Posted by Application Administrator at 9/16/2013 1:03:30 PM
The number of high school students taking CTE courses at community and
technical colleges in Kansas increased by about 50 percent in the
2012-2013 school year, the first year of new legislation that places the
responsibility for paying for those credits on the state, according to
Celia Llopis-Jepsen of CJOnline.com.
Posted by Application Administrator at 8/27/2013 12:01:32 PM