Header Logo

ASSOCIATION FOR CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION

CTE Policy Watch

RSS Feed

Educators in Action is a blog for educators, by educators. If you'd like to share your experiences with us or know of a great blog you'd like to share, contact Digital Media Coordinator Brian Jenkins.

  • CTE Highlighted in 2014 State of the State Addresses

    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

  • ACTE & NASDCTEc Release CTE State Policy Review

    The new research paper, “State Policies Impacting CTE: 2013 Year in Review,” captures state-by-state information on the array of policy changes occurring across the country.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/28/2014 9:01:11 AM

  • CTE Superheroes Continue to Lead Nationwide

    More good news from the field on CTE Month! Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, State Superintendent of Schools Tony Evers, Department of Workforce Development Secretary Reggie Newson and President of the Wisconsin Technical College System Morna Foy recently traveled to Kaukauna High School in Kaukauna, Wisconsin to see an example of career and technical education (CTE) in action.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 2/19/2014 4:24:13 PM

  • Governors Request Increases in State CTE Funding

    If some of the nation’s Governors get their way, it could be a great year for increased state support of education. Republican and Democratic Governors have presented budget requests to their state legislatures that include increases in state funding for general K-12 education, career and technical education and sub-baccalaureate postsecondary education.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 2/10/2014 1:29:59 PM

  • States Adopt CCR Standards, Varying Policies and Supports in Place

    According to an Achieve report charting state progress on policies that support college and career readiness, all states have adopted college and career readiness (CCR) standards but few states have in place a full complement of policies and supports in four areas--standards, graduation requirements, assessments and accountability--to facilitate implementation.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/16/2013 1:04:15 PM

  • How Has Federal Funding Impacted You?

    We're looking for CTE stakeholders to share with us personal stories about their CTE programs, including how federal policies are impacting their students and classrooms.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 10/21/2013 3:50:43 PM

  • Apply to be a Community College Student Success Center

    State-level community college entities are invited by the Kresge Foundation and Jobs for the Future to apply to join the Student Success Center initiative. Applications should outline your plans to launch a Student Success Center, which organizes a state's community colleges around common action to accelerate efforts to improve persistence and completion.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 10/9/2013 12:39:01 PM

  • COWS-CLASP State Profiles Promote Pathways

    The Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) and the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) have collaborated on a set of profiles that describe the characteristics of those in need of better skills and wages in each state.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 9/26/2013 10:27:14 AM

1 2 3