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Press Hits: 2018


Press Hits: 2018

Trump on Community College: “I Don’t Know What That Means”
Politico Morning Education, 3/30/18
In a blurb about President Trump’s remarks about community college, ACTE executive director LeAnn Wilson was quoted talking about the value of CTE and the use of the term ‘vocational education.’ 

Trump Still Unclear About Community Colleges
Community College Daily, 3/29/18
ACTE was quoted highlighting the benefits of CTE in a story about comments President Trump made questioning the value of community colleges.

Technical Education Struggles to Gain Funding Traction
The Hill, 3/27/18
ACTE Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka was quoted in a story about Perkins funding and congressional efforts to reauthorize Perkins.

Trump Wants Big Push for Vocational Schools
ABC News, 3/24/18
An ACTE statement underscoring the role CTE plays in bridging the skills gap and helping students succeed academically was quoted.

President's Budget Doesn't Celebrate CTE Month
The Hill, 2/26/18
ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson and Advance CTE Executive Director Kimberly Green co-authored an op-ed discussing the president's FY 19 budget in context of CTE Month.

Trump's Vision for Vocational Education Gets a Tepid Reception
New York Times, 2/2/18
Following President Trump's remarks on "vocational schools," a statement by ACTE was featured in a New York Times story on the topic.

Trump: 'Vocational' is a 'Much Better Word' Than Community College
Politico Morning Education, 2/2/18
In its morning news blurb, Politico included an excerpt from ACTE's statement on the President's comments on "vocational school."

Less Community, More Vocational
Inside Higher Ed, 2/2/18
In a story following President Trump's remarks on "vocational schools" that mischaracterize today's CTE, ACTE's statement was included in a story featuring reactions from the education community.

Lawmakers Eye Career and Technical Education
POLITICO Morning Education, 1/26/18
In a blurb about efforts in the Senate to reauthorize Perkins CTE, a joint report published by ACTE and Advance CTE on state CTE policy activity in 2017 is highlighted. 

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