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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
On April 7, a bi-partisan
group introduced the “Perkins
Modernization Act of 2014” to add language to Perkins focusing on the use of labor-market data
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/10/2014 6:39:34 AM
Duncan appeared before the House appropriations subcommittee to discuss the
Administration’s FY 2015 budget request for education. Appropriators pressed him
on why the proposal does not include any new investments in Perkins.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 5:16:50 PM
Totaling $107 million, the grants were awarded to local education agencies, postsecondary institutions, workforce investment boards, and employers to integrate real-world experience with classroom learning.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 5:33:30 PM
On April 8, the House Education and the Workforce Committee approved two
bi-partisan bills, focusing on charter schools and education research.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 3:12:22 PM
The newly announced Registered Apprenticeship – College Consortium (RACC) will work to expand articulation agreements between Registered Apprenticeships and postsecondary institutions to offer more opportunities for accelerated postsecondary education.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 2:07:07 PM
applauds the 93 members of the House of Representatives and 25 Senators who
have helped to champion federal funding for CTE. If your legislator(s) signed,
take a moment to express your appreciation.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/21/2014 4:28:29 PM
Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier announces her departure, while the new
ETA Assistant Secretary Portia Wu is confirmed by Senate.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/6/2014 9:01:37 PM