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  • Question: What If My Child Isn't Interested In Going to a Four-year College? Answer: Consider CTE!

    Jay Mathews, education columnist for the Washington Post, recently wrote an article dissecting a question he was asked by a friend regarding her child, which was "What should I do if my child isn't going to college?", i.e., four-year university.  Indeed, as Mathews points out, all students need to pursue some form of postsecondary education in order to have the best chances at career success over a lifetime. What other options exist for students besides "college" or four-year university and how do students and families know if they are valid, worthy options? These are core questions Mathews explores in his article, "What if my Child isn't Interested in Going to Four-Year College?"

    Posted by Application Administrator at 5/24/2013 4:56:46 PM

  • 15 States Eligible to Receive Additional CTE Funding

    States who met performance targets in both their workforce investment systems and adult education programs became eligible to receive additional funding under an "incentive grants" program in the Workforce Investment Act. The funds may be used to improve the workforce and adult education system as well as CTE programs under the Perkins Act.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/6/2013 8:26:07 AM

  • CTE Relevant, Effective and Rigorous, ACTE-NRCCUA Survey Finds

    ACTE is proud to announce results from its annual, nationwide survey of CTE students and educators, conducted in partnership with the National Research Center for College and University Admissions™ (NRCCUA®). Findings presented in CTE Works! 2013 Results from a National Survey demonstrate the effectiveness and relevancy of CTE for students, as well as CTE educators' dedication to integrating and aligning CTE with academics and with business and industry needs, despite stagnant funding.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 5/28/2013 2:21:14 PM

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