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  • U.S. Scores Slightly Above Average on PISA Problem-solving Test

    Students in the United States scored marginally above the OECD average in the 2012 PISA assessment of problem solving, behind 12 nations and several economic areas in China.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/9/2014 11:19:54 AM

  • Promising Outcomes from Linked Learning

    An evaluation of California's Linked Learning District Initiative by SRI International demonstrates positive outcomes for students in certified Linked Learning pathways.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/1/2014 11:42:27 AM

  • Data Driven: Benefits from Balancing CTE, Academic Courses

    CTE excels at keeping students engaged in school with relevant, hands-on learning that prepares them for their future.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/30/2014 5:20:32 PM

  • ACTE & NASDCTEc Release CTE State Policy Review

    The new research paper, “State Policies Impacting CTE: 2013 Year in Review,” captures state-by-state information on the array of policy changes occurring across the country.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/28/2014 9:01:11 AM

  • GAO Finds Gaps in WIA Job Training Data

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report analyzing Workforce Investment Act (WIA) job training outcomes and data, noting difficulties in tracking training-related employment outcomes in particular.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/26/2014 9:36:28 AM

  • More STEM Jobs, STEM-Interested Students Than Previously Thought?

    A recent analysis of real-time labor market data by Burning Glass Technologies demonstrates that the demand for STEM jobs is much higher than previously reported.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/25/2014 12:48:17 PM

  • Students Excel With CTE Dual Enrollment

    The Education Commission of the States (ECS) recently published a brief focusing on how dual enrollment in CTE helps high school students graduate and enroll in postsecondary education.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/14/2014 3:52:10 PM

  • CTE is a Solution to Youth Unemployment

    Youth unemployment in the 21st century is charted in a recent publication from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/12/2014 10:27:39 AM

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