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  • COWS-CLASP State Profiles Promote Pathways

    The Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) and the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) have collaborated on a set of profiles that describe the characteristics of those in need of better skills and wages in each state.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 9/26/2013 10:27:14 AM

  • Apply for Transportation Pathways Systems Project

    Applications are now being accepted for Phase II of the Advancing Career and Technical Education (CTE) in State and Local Career Pathways Systems project. This project helps states integrate Programs of Study into broader career pathways systems. Three states will be chosen for Phase II, and this time the project will focus on transportation-related pathways.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 9/25/2013 10:08:15 AM

  • $474.5M Awarded for Skills Training Partnerships

    The latest round of Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants has been awarded to community colleges and universities around the country for the development and expansion of innovative training programs in partnership with local employers.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 9/19/2013 4:47:08 PM

  • Grant Opportunities for Employment and Training Research

    Researchers in CTE, workforce development and related fields, take note: the U.S. Department of Labor, through its contractor IMPAQ International, has announced 10 awards, comprising $80,000 total, to be granted on a competitive basis to doctoral and post-doctoral students for relevant research on policy related to employment and training topics.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 9/19/2013 4:38:00 PM

  • NCICTE Training Series: Making Career Pathways Work

    This week marks the kick-off of an online training series on Making Career Pathways Work: Curricular Design and Instructional Practice, brought to you by the National Center for Innovation in CTE (NCICTE). This training series offers approaches to help strengthen educators' capacity to design and deliver standards-based, integrated curriculum and improve instructional practice in career pathways.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 9/16/2013 1:04:32 PM

  • Many Americans Say Their Jobs Don't Require a Four-year Degree

    Fifty-seven percent of Americans say their job typically does not require a bachelor's or more advanced degree, according to a recent Gallup poll, the same percentage as in 2005.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 9/16/2013 1:04:09 PM

  • CTE Credentials Lead to Big Earnings

    Lessons from College Measures, based on tracking return on investment data for postsecondary education from five states, won't be a surprise to CTE advocates: the value of short-term credentials; the importance of field of study to later earnings; and the wage potential of the T and E in STEM.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 9/10/2013 9:48:39 AM

  • Common Education Data Standards Feedback Needed

    The draft of the Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) version 4 has been released for public comment. CEDS 4.0 includes over 40 new and revised elements related to CTE teachers, students and programs, including  professional/technical credentials, teacher certification, and work-based learning.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 9/9/2013 11:21:42 AM

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