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  • 2013 NPS: One Student's Journey

    Timothy Stammeyer, Iowa Student Ambassador and DECA President, tells his story about NPS.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:59:43 PM

  • 2013 NPS: Federal Agencies Collaborate on Career Pathways

    It is important to have a career pathway to focus your efforts on one main skill. Choosing a discipline in a CTE curriculum will help you to stay on track.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:59:20 PM

  • Research on Effective Work-based Learning

    In a recent article in CenterPoint, the National Research Center for CTE reviewed a new publication that examines work-based learning (WBL) as an important component of secondary CTE programs.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:58:58 PM

  • House Passes Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization

    The House of Representatives voted this morning to pass the Strengthening Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:58:27 PM

  • NPS: It's Electric! (Electronic, At Least)

    Robin McLean, ACTE Teacher of the Year urged NPS attendees to use social media to tell their experiences at NPS.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:57:41 PM

  • 2013 NPS: Carnevale, McLean Inform and Inspire

    Robin McLean and Anthony Carnevale gave attendees the information and resources needed to advocate for their programs, to go back to their schools and communities and encourage administrators or school boards to make CTE courses--and not just one course, but a 3-course CTE pathway--a graduation requirement.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:56:44 PM

  • House Votes to Cut Perkins in FY 2013 CR

    The House voted for a five percent sequestration cut, meaning Perkins will be reduced by $57 million under bill H.R.933.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:56:19 PM

  • Department of Education Announces New Details on Sequestration

    The U.S. Department of Education recently released new details on how they will implement reductions in Perkins funding as a result of sequestration. While we know that Perkins could be cut by a total of$ 56 million if Congress and the Administration are unable to fix the sequester, the department has now specifically outlined the amount of Perkins funding that could be cut on a state-by-state basis.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:54:11 PM

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