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On March 5, the Education Development Center, Inc, released a new white paper, Opportunities
and Challenges in Secondary Career and Technical Education. The paper, first presented at our National Policy Seminar, is based on a survey of local CTE stakeholders and follow-up interviews with state leaders.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/7/2014 11:29:06 PM
Students attending CTE-focused high schools in New York City are more likely to graduate than their peers, according to a publication from the Community Service Society of New York.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/7/2014 2:18:46 PM
As we celebrate the final week of CTE Month across the nation, we are
pleased to announce the rollout of an exciting new website. This site
was created in cooperation with all the national Career and Technical
Student Organizations (CTSOs) through the National Coordinating Council
for Career and Technical Student Organizations (NCC-CTSO) and our
affiliate organizations: The Association for Career and Technical
Education (ACTE), National Association of State Directors of Career and
Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) and, the National Association
of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 2/28/2014 1:08:17 PM
In January 2013, ACTE and its partners on the CTE Courses: Creating Commonality with SCED project
submitted recommendations to update CTE courses within the National
Center for Education Statistics (NCES) School Codes for the Exchange of
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 2/28/2014 9:23:37 AM
Two new Gallup-Lumina polls,
one of the general U.S. public and one of American business leaders,
indicate that postsecondary education could be doing better at preparing
students for the workforce.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 2/26/2014 2:25:11 PM
The U.S. economy gained more than $800 billion in added income in 2012
from community college alumni employed in the U.S. workforce, according
to a recent publication from
the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Student return
on investment was $4.80 and taxpayer return on investment was $6.80 for
every dollar spent on community college education.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 2/25/2014 4:22:03 PM
According to a new report from
College Measures, graduates with bachelor's degrees awarded in
high-paying, high-demand CTE fields from Florida two-year colleges,
sometimes referred to as $10,000 bachelor's degrees, have higher median
first-year earnings in comparison to graduates from the state's
four-year universities--about $8,000 higher.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 2/11/2014 4:31:35 PM
A recent white paper from
the White House examines the problem of the long-term unemployed and
the Administration's take on how to get these workers back into the
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 2/10/2014 11:25:37 AM