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.
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August 22, 2017
August 07, 2017
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
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
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
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
A new "pay for success" funding model is being used to support a cluster of career and technical education programs.
June 15, 2017
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
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
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 But career-tech-ed still suffers from an outdated, negative image that could be contributing to stagnant enrollment.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
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.