career and technical education Tag Archive

What’s Required to Become a CTE Teacher?

Career and technical education teachers play an essential role in assisting secondary students in exploring possible career interests and...

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State Approaches to Secondary CTE Funding

It is estimated that CTE costs may be between 20 and 40 percent higher than those for general academic instruction. In order to meet the...

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States Putting Early Career Exploration to Work for Students

Research has found that adolescence is a time when students begin to think more abstractly, learn through teamwork and have a desire to...

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The Arts and CTE: Building Tomorrow’s Creative Workforce Today

Visit any state education committee meeting or congressional town hall these days and you may hear a discussion about how policymakers are...

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CTE Action in the 2018 Legislative Session

As the sun sets on many state legislative sessions, it’s a good time to examine trends in policymakers’ work on a host of education...

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Five Steps to Expand Access to High-Quality CTE in Rural Schools

This guest post comes from Austin Estes, senior policy associate at Advance CTE. Since the Smith-Hughes National Vocational Education Act...

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How States Can Leverage ESSA’s Momentum to Follow Through on Their Commitments to Career Readiness

This guest post comes from Austin Estes, policy associate at Advance CTE. Now two years after Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds...

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How Career Readiness Fared in the First ESSA State Plans

This blog post is a guest post by Austin Estes, policy associate, and Kate Kreamer, deputy executive director, at Advance CTE.  On Dec....

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Workin’ It: Making high school CTE policy count

Career/technical education (CTE) will likely remain a hot topic in 2016. Yet, to better prepare high school students for tomorrow’s jobs,...

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