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U.S. Census Bureau researchers have found that
alternative credentials are often associated with higher earnings, particularly
professional certifications and licenses.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/24/2014 6:23:00 PM
are engaging with school districts, according to most superintendents in a survey from Harvard Business School and The Boston
Consulting Group, but only 12 percent perceived engagement occurring on a deep
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/23/2014 5:09:26 PM
Attainment of an associate or
bachelor’s degree grew by 0.7 percent in 2012 for Americans aged 25 to 64, according
to the Lumina Foundation,
the largest year-to-year increase since Lumina began tracking.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/23/2014 2:04:51 PM
A new report from CareerBuilder highlights the complex, confusing and multifaceted nature of the skills gap.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/17/2014 9:21:27 AM
Recent publications analyze the return on investment for community
college students, investigate the secrets to successful transfer and
explore trends in online postsecondary enrollment.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/16/2014 2:37:47 PM
Review of Updating Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century,
a publication from the National Education Policy Center,
asserts the value of CTE in preparing students to be college and career
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/14/2014 3:47:41 PM
A recent Gallup Student Poll of U.S. fifth to 12th graders found that 55
percent of students were engaged in learning, 28 percent were not
engaged and 17 percent were actively disengaged.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/10/2014 5:06:11 PM
The Education Commission of the States (ECS) has reviewed 2014 State of the State addresses to identify the education proposals - a number of which are relevant to CTE.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/10/2014 3:14:33 PM