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May 10, 2016

Coalition Calls for Transformation of Career and Technical Education

Eight groups release a "vision statement" that pushes for K-12, higher education, workforce development and business to work together to create high-quality career-tech programs for students.

April 07, 2016

Study Finds Little Tracking, Big Graduation Boost, in Career-Tech Focus

Contrary to widespread public perception, disadvantaged students are not disproportionately placed in career-related programs, the study finds.

March 09, 2016

Acting Ed. Secretary Pushes Perkins Act Renewal, Unveils New Tech Challenge

John B. King Jr., the Education Department's top official, urges federal lawmakers to reauthorize the big career-tech-ed law, but few are optimistic that Congress will get it done anytime soon.

January 21, 2016

New Web Tool Spotlights Mismatches Between Education and Labor Market

The new website could help high school guidance counselors as they work with students to make informed decisions about their education and work plans.

January 19, 2016

State Ed. Chiefs Offer $35 Million to States for Career Preparation Initiatives

The new grant competition emphasizes creation of programs that respond to the demands of local businesses for highly skilled employees.

December 02, 2015

No Child Left Behind Rewrite Wins Support of High School Advocates

A focus on fixing high schools with low graduation rates, and a warm embrace of career and technical education fuel the endorsement of the Every Student Succeeds Act by secondary-school and CTE groups.

September 28, 2015

States Band Together to Improve Career Technical Education Programs

School leaders from 17 states have signed on to work with the Council of Chief State School Officers in an effort make career technical education more relevant, rigorous, and accountable.

September 08, 2015

Making Sense of the Complex World of Career-Training Programs

Do you know the difference between a certificate and a certification? A new brief seeks to help students and counselors understand postsecondary training options.

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