Racial stratification in higher education is explored in a recent Georgetown University report,
which examines enrollments by race and ethnicity at U.S. postsecondary
institutions. The publication brings attention to important issues of
access and equality, while also prompting questions about the value and
purpose of different postsecondary institutions.
Posted by Application Administrator at 8/15/2013 2:25:35 PM
After two years of learning what does and doesn't work, the Center for
Energy Workforce Development (CEWD) is sharing lessons from its Troops
to Energy Jobs Initiative through an online toolkit.
Posted by Application Administrator at 8/8/2013 1:33:39 PM
of the early years of WorkAdvance, a skills-building model developed by
the New York City Center for Economic Opportunity and MDRC,
demonstrates the promise of this new model.
Posted by Application Administrator at 8/5/2013 4:15:15 PM
CTE and Advanced Placement (AP) may seem worlds apart, but the National
Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
(NASDCTEc) and the College Board are collaborating to show the
relevance of AP courses and exams to the 16 Career Clusters.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 7/26/2013 4:52:00 PM
On Wednesday the Committee for Economic Development put on
an event discussing the recent McKinsey Global Institute’s report, Game Changers: Five Opportunities for US
Growth and Renewal. These game changers are proposed to jump start the
economy and substantially contribute to gross domestic product (GDP)
Posted by Application Administrator at 7/22/2013 10:42:03 AM
A new Gallup poll finds
that U.S. employees with a college degree are less likely to be engaged
at work than their peers with lower or higher levels of education. The
engagement rating was primarily based on level of agreement with the
statement "at work I have the opportunity to do what I do best every
day," and varied greatly based on job role.
Posted by Application Administrator at 7/19/2013 12:55:00 PM
The U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration
(ETA) has developed resources to help job seekers and CTE and workforce
development professionals better identify high-wage, high-growth and
Posted by Application Administrator at 7/18/2013 11:34:06 PM
A new Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) report
paints a mixed picture of postsecondary CTE in the United States,
praising CTE's flexibility, innovation and inclusion while citing
challenges that result from decentralization, such as uneven quality and
a lack of transparency and coherency that can affect student ability to
make informed choices.
Posted by Application Administrator at 7/12/2013 2:08:58 PM