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
Last fall I reported to you on associate degree holders in CTE fields out-earning bachelor's degree recipients in Virginia. I've recently learned that Tennessee and Texas
have also studied the relative benefits of various credentials and
career fields for their postsecondary students, with similar findings.
Posted by Application Administrator at 5/6/2013 1:28:33 PM
ACTE and America’s Promise Alliance are co-hosting a webinar on May 21 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. ET titled “Oregon’s Trail: How the State Integrates Career and Technical Education into Common Core Implementation.”
Posted by Application Administrator at 6/14/2013 3:24:28 PM
Last Friday, February 15, Rep. John Tierney (D-MA) introduced the House Democrat's Workforce Investment Act (WIA) reauthorization bill, H.R. 798. Following the Democratic bill, House Republicans released their version, Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act, on February 21.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:35:25 PM
The Department of Education today released state-specific progress reports for 12 grantees from the department’s Race to the Top (RTTT) program.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:06:09 PM
A new paper examines the low dropout rates in Massachusetts vocational technical schools and uses case studies to illustrate effective strategies for encouraging student attendance, engagement and completion.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:04:17 PM
A number of bills passed in multiple states will have large impacts on education in the near future.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 1:56:11 PM
In October 2011, states saw a 1.5 percent cut in their Perkins allocations. This cut was the result of a continuing resolution bill that applied a temporary across-the-board cut to advance appropriations in order to meet specific budget caps.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 7:45:59 AM