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Committee approves package to improve career/tech education - Standard Speaker

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Committee approves package to improve career/tech education
Standard Speaker
The state House Education Committee on Monday unanimously approved a package of legislation that would enhance the quality of career and technical education programs throughout Pennsylvania. State Rep. James Roebuck, D-188, Philadelphia, Democratic ...

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Region's high schoolers take awards at Tennessee SkillsUSA competition - Kingsport Times News

April 20, 2018 - 8:34pm

Kingsport Times News

Region's high schoolers take awards at Tennessee SkillsUSA competition
Kingsport Times News
BLOUNTVILLE — Local high schools with gold medal winners at the recent SkillsUSA competition in Chattanooga include Cherokee, David Crockett, Hampton, Sullivan Central, Sullivan East, Sullivan South, Unicoi County and Volunteer, as well as the Johnson ...

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Study: Career-focused high school tracks have better graduation rates - Education Dive

April 20, 2018 - 9:49am

Study: Career-focused high school tracks have better graduation rates
Education Dive
A California study that appeared in the American Educational Research Journal in 2017 concluded that “juniors and seniors in high school who complete career and technical education courses are more likely to graduate on time and less likely to drop out ...

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Westminster technical educational program teaches high demand skills - 9News.com KUSA

April 20, 2018 - 7:29am

9News.com KUSA

Westminster technical educational program teaches high demand skills
9News.com KUSA
CTE students in Westminster Public Schools graduate with high-demand skills and knowledge that lead to higher education opportunities and careers in Colorado's highest-growth industries. Career and Technical Education (CTE) is rigorous, hands-on ...

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Grow your own - Arkansas Online

April 20, 2018 - 3:39am

Grow your own
Arkansas Online
County Judge Jeff Arey hopes to attract more manufacturing and technology-centered investors through Saline County's Career and Technical Education Center even if--small detail--it has yet to be built. Make no small plans, an urban designer once ...

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Another Higher Ed Bill Stalled in Congress - Inside Higher Ed

April 20, 2018 - 3:02am

Inside Higher Ed

Another Higher Ed Bill Stalled in Congress
Inside Higher Ed
With bipartisan talks over a Senate bill to renew the Higher Education Act seemingly stalled and a polarizing House bill having gone nowhere after a party-line committee vote, Congress seems increasingly unlikely to reauthorize the key higher education ...

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Young Highlights Benefits of Career and Technical Education for Hoosier Veterans - WIMS AM 1420

April 20, 2018 - 12:45am

WIMS AM 1420

Young Highlights Benefits of Career and Technical Education for Hoosier Veterans
WIMS AM 1420
On Thursday, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke at a briefing hosted by the U.S. Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus focused on the benefits of CTE for veterans. Senator Young, a co-chair of the Senate CTE Caucus, highlighted how ...

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Sanders chosen as Career and Technical Center principal - State-Journal.com

April 19, 2018 - 5:28pm

State-Journal.com

Sanders chosen as Career and Technical Center principal
State-Journal.com
Sanders has been involved with education for 17 years. For the last seven years, he has been the associate principal and director of career and technical education at Grant County High School. Sanders said he is thrilled to become a part of Franklin ...

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Career and Technical Signing Day honors Henrico students ... - wtvr.com

April 19, 2018 - 4:09pm

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Career and Technical Signing Day honors Henrico students ...
wtvr.com
During the signing-day event Henrico Schools' Career and Technical Education program students signed symbolic letters of agreement with their future employers.
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not collegeMother Nature Network

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Pennsylvania Department of Education leader visits Beaver County - The Times

April 19, 2018 - 4:07pm

The Times

Pennsylvania Department of Education leader visits Beaver County
The Times
That includes the launch of PAsmart, a realignment of workforce development initiatives from K-12 education through career programs. That would highlight programs like health sciences, electrical occupations, HVAC, carpentry and welding, five programs ...

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New Tech Education Program Approved - The Dispatch

April 19, 2018 - 3:28pm

Chalkbeat Colorado

New Tech Education Program Approved
The Dispatch
SALISBURY – School officials in Wicomico County this month approved a new career and technology education program that focuses on interactive media. Last Tuesday, the Wicomico County Board of Education voted unanimously to establish a new career and ...
Battle Ground Public Schools' CTE programs prepare students for life after high schoolclarkcountytoday.com (press release)

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'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college - Mother Nature Network

April 19, 2018 - 1:51pm

Mother Nature Network

'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
Mother Nature Network
"This is a celebration of students who are entering the workforce or post-secondary training with a plan," said Mac Beaton, director of Henrico Schools' Department of Career and Technical Education, in a Facebook post. "They've chosen to maximize their ...

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Battle Ground Public Schools' CTE programs prepare students for life after high school - clarkcountytoday.com (press release)

April 19, 2018 - 11:34am

clarkcountytoday.com (press release)

Battle Ground Public Schools' CTE programs prepare students for life after high school
clarkcountytoday.com (press release)
According to the Association for Career and Technical Education, the average high school graduation rate for students in CTE programs is 93 percent, compared to an average national graduation rate of 80 percent. CTE students are also significantly more ...

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Study shows true cost of educating students - Hometownlife.com

April 19, 2018 - 11:17am

Hometownlife.com

Study shows true cost of educating students
Hometownlife.com
As executive director of business and operations for the Huron Valley Schools district, I see firsthand the challenges in meeting the individual and wide-ranging needs of more than 9,000 students. We transport 4,800 students across 104 square miles ...

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Antwan Wilson being paid $60000 to consult for Denver Public Schools - Pueblo Chieftain

April 19, 2018 - 10:54am

Antwan Wilson being paid $60000 to consult for Denver Public Schools
Pueblo Chieftain
The Denver school district is paying former administrator Antwan Wilson $60,000 to be a part-time consultant for 12 weeks to help to build a strategic plan for a career and technical education program, according to Wilson's contract. The contract shows ...

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One big upside of career and tech programs? They push more kids ... - Chalkbeat Colorado

April 19, 2018 - 10:17am

Chalkbeat Colorado

One big upside of career and tech programs? They push more kids ...
Chalkbeat Colorado
As a high school teacher in Pennsylvania, Shaun Dougherty noticed that students in career-focused programs seemed much more engaged than his other students. Now a researcher, Dougherty set out to see whether data backed up his experience. Could the ...
New Tech Education Program ApprovedThe Dispatch
Battle Ground Public Schools' CTE programs prepare students for life after high schoolclarkcountytoday.com (press release)

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One big upside of career and tech programs? They push more kids to graduate - Chalkbeat New York

April 19, 2018 - 10:17am

Chalkbeat New York

One big upside of career and tech programs? They push more kids to graduate
Chalkbeat New York
Career and technical programs can come with downsides, too — in particular, offering training in skills that may eventually become obsolete or devalued. But the new research bolsters the academic case for the programs, a rare education initiative that ...

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New career and technical ed approaches may help address ... - Education Dive

April 19, 2018 - 9:33am

New career and technical ed approaches may help address ...
Education Dive
The Manchester School of Technology is revamping its CTE programs to better prepare students for in-state jobs as New Hampshire seeks ways to fill 17,000 skilled jobs amid concerns including an aging population and a significant “brain drain” that sees ...

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Antwan Wilson being paid $60000 to consult for Denver Public Schools - Chalkbeat Colorado

April 18, 2018 - 8:34pm

Chalkbeat Colorado

Antwan Wilson being paid $60000 to consult for Denver Public Schools
Chalkbeat Colorado
Denver Superintendent Tom Boasberg said in a previous Chalkbeat interview that Wilson was a good fit for the consultant job because “he is probably the country's foremost thinker on these issues around career and technical education and concurrent ...

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State lawmakers aim to improve Career & Technical education in ... - PA home page

April 18, 2018 - 4:42pm

PA home page

State lawmakers aim to improve Career & Technical education in ...
PA home page
Members of the House today announced that the House Education Committee has advanced to the full House a bipartisan, nine-bill package to enhance Career and Technical Education in Pennsylvania.
State lawmakers unveil package to enhance career and technical ...WJAC Johnstown

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