As state officials and educators work on changes to the state's accountability system, just how to measure high school students' readiness for the world of work is being debated.
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August 14, 2013
Experts offer advice on how interns can stay in touch with mentors, get job evaluations, and leverage the most from summer work experience.
September 18, 2012
A new report examines the demand for middle-income jobs that require career and technical training and offers recommendations for encouraging pathways.
September 06, 2012
A survey reveals experience in internships builds resumes, but not always gives real-world work experience.
July 03, 2012
A federal judge declared a portion of the new gainful employment rules are career-training programs without basis, putting implementation up in the air.
June 28, 2012
American Institutes for Research offers free to for reviewing career-technical program performance by state.
June 26, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education today released data that show 5 percent of career-training programs don't meet any of the three requirements of the new federal gainful-employment rule. The regulations that measure students' ability to pay back loans and make money after graduation apply to all car...
June 22, 2012
US Department of Treasury releases report highlighting economic value of college on same day President Obama urges Congress to keep student loan rates affordable.
June 19, 2012
While the new Common Core State Standards emphasize college and career readiness, some feel "career" has not gotten the attention it needs. Today, a network of educators and policy advocates announced it will be working together with a handful of states to make sure students find opportunities throu...
June 06, 2012
Georgetown researchers release a report chronicling the growth of certificates as a higher ed. option.