Truly rigorous career and technical education programs are still rare, even as student participation in them has soared. Researchers profile CTE programs in five states to illustrate key qualities that good programs should include.
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The National Science Board issues a new report that seeks to broaden the term, "STEM workforce," and also calls for well-rounded STEM education, even in non-STEM fields.
January 21, 2015
President Obama's call for good career and technical education programs draws praise, and caution, from the field.
December 09, 2014
A study of a program to prepare students for careers and college shows that students earn more credits in high school and have greater confidence in their career and life skills than their peers in regular programs.
October 22, 2014
The multinational energy corporation is launching an effort to improve science, technology, engineering, and math education and training in rural Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.
September 16, 2014
The state Board of Regents considers letting students swap one of the social studies exams for a test in career-technical education or the arts.
June 20, 2014
At the annual National History Day competition going on at the University of Maryland this week, 3,000 middle and high school students showcased original historical research, presenting and defending their exhibits, papers, performances, websites, and documentaries for panels of judges.
March 14, 2014
Here's a look at what the revisions to the SAT mean for the math portion and what two math experts think of the changes.
February 06, 2014
Nearly one in 10 high school graduates showed preference for STEM-type activities but indicated they had no interest in a STEM career, according to a new report.
January 13, 2014
At a congressional hearing, the heads of STEM education programs and high school students discussed private-sector efforts to engage young people in the STEM fields.