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  • Data Driven: The Value of Non-degree Credentials

    U.S. Census Bureau researchers have found that alternative credentials are often associated with higher earnings, particularly professional certifications and licenses.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/24/2014 6:23:00 PM

  • Superintendents Want Deeper Business-education Engagement

    Businesses are engaging with school districts, according to most superintendents in a survey from Harvard Business School and The Boston Consulting Group, but only 12 percent perceived engagement occurring on a deep level.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/23/2014 5:09:26 PM

  • Postsecondary Attainment Rises

    Attainment of an associate or bachelor’s degree grew by 0.7 percent in 2012 for Americans aged 25 to 64, according to the Lumina Foundation, the largest year-to-year increase since Lumina began tracking.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/23/2014 2:04:51 PM

  • The Skills Gap Puzzle

    A new report from CareerBuilder highlights the complex, confusing and multifaceted nature of the skills gap.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/17/2014 9:21:27 AM

  • Postsecondary Research Round-up: Transfer, ROI, Online Learning

    Recent publications analyze the return on investment for community college students, investigate the secrets to successful transfer and explore trends in online postsecondary enrollment.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/16/2014 2:37:47 PM

  • Standing Up for CTE

    Review of Updating Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century, a publication from the National Education Policy Center, asserts the value of CTE in preparing students to be college and career ready.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/14/2014 3:47:41 PM

  • Engagement, Strengths-based Learning Key to Student Success

    A recent Gallup Student Poll of U.S. fifth to 12th graders found that 55 percent of students were engaged in learning, 28 percent were not engaged and 17 percent were actively disengaged.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/10/2014 5:06:11 PM

  • CTE Highlighted in 2014 State of the State Addresses

    The Education Commission of the States (ECS) has reviewed 2014 State of the State addresses to identify the education proposals - a number of which are relevant to CTE.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/10/2014 3:14:33 PM

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