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
The U.S. Department of Education Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development recently released the interim National Assessment of Career and Technical Education (NACTE). The report focuses on participation, outcomes and international comparisons of secondary CTE.
Posted by Application Administrator at 5/28/2013 2:19:21 PM
In recent weeks, there has been renewed attention on data related to students postsecondary and
career success. There is a growing realization among policymakers that current postsecondary data systems, which nationally only collect information on
first-time, full-time students, leave a large number of unanswered questions.
Posted by Application Administrator at 5/28/2013 2:18:31 PM
Taking two or more CTE courses is related to lower dropout rates in two Arizona districts, according to a report from the Arizona State University Morrison Institute for Public Policy.
Posted by Brian Andsundry at 5/20/2013 2:15:02 PM
The National Center for Innovation in Career and Technical Education
(NCICTE), the new Perkins-funded CTE research center, has launched its
website at ctecenter.ed.gov.
The website outlines the center's research priorities, includes a list
of CTE resources and will house online training modules to provide
guidance for translating the center's studies into practice at the
college, district or school level.
Posted by Application Administrator at 5/16/2013 3:26:30 PM
Several new online resources can help students, educators and
policymakers track the return on investment of postsecondary education.
The California Community Colleges' online scorecard features such metrics as remediation, persistence, completion and participation in CTE for each institution.
Posted by Application Administrator at 6/14/2013 3:29:00 PM
We've extended the deadline to May 24, 2013 for states to apply to the
second round of the Certification Data Exchange Project. This activity,
supported by ACTE in cooperation with a number of national and state
partners, is geared toward expanding and improving data exchange between
industry certification organizations and state longitudinal data
Posted by Application Administrator at 5/14/2013 12:53:59 PM
Recently the Commonwealth Corporation and the Drexel University Center
for Labor Markets and Policy joined forces to try and understand the
decline in teen employment in Signaling Success: Boosting Teen Employment Prospects.
They found that part of the reason for this decline can be attributed
to teens' poor interviewing skills and workplace behaviors--with the
exception of CTE students.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/13/2013 12:42:43 PM