CTE in the News


Jeb Bush: Students Need Robust CTE Pathways to Fill America’s Skills Gap. Here Are 3 Things States Must Do to Make This Happen

The 74, 2/24/20
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush pens an op-ed in favor of CTE and stressing the need for data, alignment with labor market need and quality.

Amid Big Proposed Cuts to K-12, Trump Seeks Major Hike for Career Education

Education Week, 2/11/20
Public Policy Director Alisha Hyslop spoke about the Trump Administration’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2021.

Trump Seeks Big Increase in Career-Technical Education Money

Washington Post (AP Story), 2/10/20

Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka was quoted in a story on the Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget request and described how Perkins has been historically underfunded.

President Trump Proposes Transformative, Student-First Budget to Return Power to States, Limit Federal Control of Education

U.S. Department of Education, 2/10/20
Executive Director LeAnn Wilson was quoted in the Department of Education’s press release on the Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget request.

Report: States enacted more than 200 CTE policies in 2019

Education Dive, 1/30/20
Executive Director LeAnn Wilson was quoted in a story about the annual state CTE policy paper that ACTE released in conjunction with Advance CTE and the Education Commission of the States.

The Age of Trade Enlightenment

Workspan Magazine, November 2019
ACTE Public Policy Director Alisha Hyslop was quoted in a magazine article about CTE and the skilled trades in a changing economy.

Senator Baldwin and Representative Bera Lead Effort to Support Working Students

Sen. Baldwin’s Office, 10/22/19
ACTE Executive Director LeAnn Wilson was quoted in Senator Tammy Baldwin’s (D-WI) press release endorsing the Working Students Act.

At This Main Line Private School, Campus Construction Becomes a Lab to Teach Students

The Philadelpha Inquirer, 10/14/19
ACTE Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka is quoted in a story about opportunities to explore career options at the middle school level.

The First Job – The Key to Replenishing America’s Talent Pipeline

Association for Manufacturing Excellence, 9/13/19
ACTE Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka is quoted in a story about the importance of CTE, including in the manufacturing sector.

Learning Career Skills in High School

JDNews.com, 8/23/19
ACTE Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager Jarrod Nagurka is quoted in a story about the evolving nature of CTE.

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