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