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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
On Wednesday, May 15, ACTE and the bipartisan Congressional CTE Caucus co-chairs Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Rep. James Langevin (D-RI) held a briefing for congressional staff title “CTE 101: The Nuts and Bolts of Establishing a Qualified Workforce.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/17/2013 9:24:56 AM
Stuart Eizenstat, former chief White House domestic policy advisor under President Jimmy Carter and undersecretary of commerce for international trade in the Clinton Administration, joined with Robert Lerman, a fellow at the Urban Institute, to pen an op-ed published in the Washington Post, “Apprenticeships Could Help U.S. Workers Gain a Competitive Edge.” The op-ed examines the value of apprenticeships and stresses that the United States needs more of these vital workforce development programs
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/16/2013 3:27:27 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
The note below is from Hans Meeder and Brett Pawlowski with the National
Center for College and Career Transitions inviting all CTE
practitioners to participate in a survey about the future of career
pathways. The results will help ACTE as well as we shape our policy
agenda for the next few years, so I encourage you to participate!
Posted by Application Administrator at 6/14/2013 3:28:00 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
Yesterday, President Obama
travelled to Austin, Texas for the first stop on a series of Middle Class Jobs
and Opportunity Tours. The president will use these trips to highlight some of
the initiatives he put forward in his 2013 State of the Union speech. He spent
his time in Austin visiting Manor New Tech High School; a STEM focused high
school founded in 2007.
Posted by Application Administrator at 5/13/2013 4:28:29 PM