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August 22, 2017

Career and Technical Education Faces Challenges in Rural America

Rural school districts face special challenges in trying to offer high-quality career and technical education programs. A new paper explores what four states are doing to change that picture.

August 07, 2017

Which Trade Schools Pay Off for Students? A New Ranking Offers Ideas

The national rankings of four-year colleges and universities often play a major—although controversial—role in students' thinking about higher education. Now one of the big players in the college-ranking business is turning its scrutiny on two-year trade schools.

July 07, 2017

How School-Business Partnerships Can Boost Experiential Learning

A report on business-education partnerships offers insight for K-12 educators as they seek to provide experiential learning, especially in career and technical education programs.

July 06, 2017

Does Your State Have a Good Plan to Ensure Students Are Career-Ready?

A new report analyzes states' career-readiness plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act, and finds a lot of promise, but also many missed opportunities.

June 30, 2017

New Prize Offers $500,000 to Teachers, Programs, in Skilled Trades

A California company has created a new prize worth more than $500,000 to reward the teachers and programs that train students for careers in skilled trades such as auto repair and carpentry.

June 27, 2017

New Funding Model to Support Career and Technical Education Programs

A new "pay for success" funding model is being used to support a cluster of career and technical education programs.

June 15, 2017

Trump Executive Order Ramps Up Apprenticeship Programs

President Trump signed an executive order Thursday to create a new channel of approval for apprenticeships. He is calling on Congress to expand the allowable uses of student aid, so students can use the support for "earn while you learn" programs.

June 14, 2017

Trump Makes a Big Push for High School Apprenticeships

Donald Trump, famous in his pre-presidential years as host of television's "The Apprentice," has launched a major initiative to create high school apprenticeships that can feed the jobs pipeline.

May 11, 2017

Stigma Hobbles Career and Technical Education

Families involved in career and technical education give much higher marks to their school experience than those who don't participate. But career-tech-ed still suffers from an outdated, negative image that could be contributing to stagnant enrollment.

February 07, 2017

An Aviation High School Lands Its Own Hangar on Campus

Aviation programs are touted as appealing to students of all backgrounds, and one major school district has constructed its own hangar in the belief that if you build it, students will come.

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