CTE in the News


Students Learn Real-World Lessons at Massachusetts High School

CBS This Morning, 10/10/18
CBS This Morning featured a five-minute segment on a CTE program in Massachusetts, highlighting that CTE touches virtually every sector of the American economy.

LTHS Showcases Career, Vocational Courses for ACTE Tour

Lockport Legend, 9/25/18
ACTE and IACTE’s media tour stop at Lockport Township High School East was covered in the local newspaper.

How Chicago Schools are Using Cool Classes like Aviation and Game Design to Repopulate Neighborhood Schools

Chalkbeat Chicago, 9/19/18
ACTE and IACTE recently teamed up for a Chicago-area media tour of secondary and postsecondary CTE programs. Chalkbeat Chicago joined the tour during a stop at Mather High School, part of the Chicago Public Schools, and wrote about the new and exciting CTE programs the school is offering.

Education Innovations with ACTE

WERA, 9/5/18
ACTE Deputy Executive Director joined WERA’s Paula Lazor for a 25-minute radio show discussing CTE.

Technical Skills Shortage Dragging Economic Productivity

Transportation Today, 8/31
ACTE’s Executive Director LeAnn Wilson and Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) President & CEO Brian McGuire co-author an op-ed about how CTE can help address shortages in the skilled labor market.

Help Wanted: Skilled Trades Workers

KTRH News Radio, 8/23/18
ACTE’s Deputy Executive Director Steve DeWitt spoke with a radio station in Houston about the important role postsecondary CTE plays in the nation’s higher education system.

Trump Signs Update to Career Training Law

Inside Higher Ed, 8/1/18
ACTE’s joint statement with Advance CTE is quoted in a story following enactment of Perkins V.

Donald Trump Signs First Major Education Policy Bill of His Presidency

Education Week, 7/37/18
ACTE’s concerns about some of the unintended consequences of Perkins V are mentioned in an article about the president signing the reauthorization bill.

House Passes Senate Career Training Bill

Inside Higher Ed, 7/27/18
Following House passage of the Senate version of Perkins reauthorization, ACTE’s joint statement with Advance CTE was quoted.

Congress Sends Career-Technical Education Bill to President Trump

Education Week, 7/25/18
ACTE’s joint statement with Advance CTE, which mentioned some concerns both organizations share about the Perkins reauthorization bill passed by the House and Senate, is quoted.

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