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  • USDA Proposes CTE Waiver for School Nutrition Regulations

    On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the final version of new regulations to establish national nutritional standards for all foods sold to students in schools.Though intended to target foods sold in vending machines, al a carte lines and school stores, the stricter guidelines could impact CTE programs that have incorporated into their course curriculum a student-run café, bakery or other school-based business that sells food.Following a strong reaction from the CTE community in public comments on the draft version of the regulations in April, the USDA has agreed to provide a special CTE exemption! CTE programs that are not able to meet the new nutrition guidelines for instructional reasons will be eligible to apply for a waiver from the department.  

    Posted by Application Administrator at 7/9/2013 10:01:53 PM

  • Early College High Schools: Path to Postsecondary Education

    Early College High Schools, in which students enroll in college courses while completing high school, benefit students and are particularly successful in helping students who are traditionally underrepresented in postsecondary education to accumulate college credit, according to the American Institutes for Research (AIR).

    Posted by Application Administrator at 7/9/2013 10:02:10 PM

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