Technical Education

Stefanik touts career and technical education legislation - Glens Falls Post-Star (blog)

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Stefanik touts career and technical education legislation
Glens Falls Post-Star (blog)
“It helps ensure that all students, no matter what zip code they live in, have access to high-quality career and technical education and that states have the means to strengthen those programs,” Marc Egan, director of government affairs for the ...

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State law makes change for career, technical education students - Altoona Mirror

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State law makes change for career, technical education students
Altoona Mirror
Tom Wolf signed a bill into law Wednesday tossing out a statutory requirement for career and technical education students to pass standardized Keystone Exams in English, Algebra and biology to graduate from high school. The law implements a ...

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Old Brookwood HS becoming new career & technical training facility - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

June 23, 2017 - 12:21pm

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Old Brookwood HS becoming new career & technical training facility
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Tuscaloosa County Schools Director of Career and Technical Education Dennis Duncan says the goal of the new facility is to train students and adults for job openings that currently exist in the area. He says not only does this benefit students, but ...

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What made the cut in House, Senate K-12 and higher ed budget - MLive.com

June 23, 2017 - 7:10am

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What made the cut in House, Senate K-12 and higher ed budget
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Now that both the state House and Senate have passed the FY 2018 budget – including allocations for K-12 schools, public universities and community colleges – the spending plan heads to Gov. Rick Snyder for final approval. The budget received high ...

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House reauthorizes technical job skills training program | TheHill - The Hill

June 22, 2017 - 5:45pm

The Hill

House reauthorizes technical job skills training program | TheHill
The Hill
The House on Thursday voted to reauthorize the Perkins Act, a law intended to bolster technical education for specialized job skills. The Perkins Career and ...
Legislative Briefs: House passes bill to improve career, technical educationWilkes Barre Times-Leader
House Passes Bill to Overhaul Career-Tech Education by Giving More Power to StatesEducation Week (subscription) (blog)
Rep. Cook Votes To Modernize Career and Technical EducationHighland Community News (subscription)
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House Passes Bill to Overhaul Career-Tech Education by Giving More Power to States - Education Week (subscription) (blog)

June 22, 2017 - 3:46pm

The Hill

House Passes Bill to Overhaul Career-Tech Education by Giving More Power to States
Education Week (subscription) (blog)
Lawmakers backed H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, which would overhaul the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. Like the Every Student Succeeds Act, it gives more decision-making ...
Rep. Cook Votes To Modernize Career and Technical EducationHighland Community News (subscription)
House reauthorizes technical job skills training programThe Hill
Byrne, Roby celebrate House passage of bill to overhaul career-tech educationAlabama Today

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What Does It Mean to Be Career Ready? ESSA Plans Offer an Answer - Education Week (subscription) (blog)

June 22, 2017 - 8:21am

Education Week (subscription) (blog)

What Does It Mean to Be Career Ready? ESSA Plans Offer an Answer
Education Week (subscription) (blog)
Terry Holliday, the recently retired chief state school officer in Kentucky, has written a short piece for the Association for Career & Technical Education on what it means to be "work ready" that is rather interesting. He's been reading the state ...

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New Pennsylvania law eliminates Keystone Exam requirement for career and technical education students - LancasterOnline

June 22, 2017 - 7:05am

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New Pennsylvania law eliminates Keystone Exam requirement for career and technical education students
LancasterOnline
“We continue to recognize the importance of providing multiple avenues for students to demonstrate educational achievement,” said Turzai, who also serves as Speaker of the House. “This law will ensure our career and technical education system is ...
New law: Career or technical students could earn high school ...Philly.com
Pennsylvania in focus: New Pennsylvania law eliminates Keystone Exam requirement for career and technical ...Watchdog.org
Law relieves LCCTC students of Keystone requirement | News ...New Castle News

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Edinburg students culminate summer culinary lessons with baking ... - Monitor

June 21, 2017 - 11:00pm

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Edinburg students culminate summer culinary lessons with baking ...
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Eleyna Lopez, far right, celebrates her first place spot as Edinburg CISD Culinary Arts students compete in the Cupcake Wars contest as part of the Career and ...

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New law: Career or technical students could earn high school ... - Philly.com

June 21, 2017 - 7:04pm

Philly.com

New law: Career or technical students could earn high school ...
Philly.com
Keystone standardized tests would not be required for a high school diploma for students in career or technical programs under a new state law. - Karen Langley ...
Law relieves LCCTC students of Keystone requirement | News ...New Castle News

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Group sets goal of doubling number of students in vocational high ... - Press Herald

June 21, 2017 - 6:54pm

Group sets goal of doubling number of students in vocational high ...
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They call for an increased emphasis on the benefits of career and technical education that leads to good-paying jobs or college admission. By CAROL ...

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Apprenticeships, technical education offer a path to a successful workforce – 'college-only' is a myth - Fox News

June 21, 2017 - 4:05pm

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Apprenticeships, technical education offer a path to a successful workforce – 'college-only' is a myth
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More than thirty years ago, the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act took an important step in recognizing that baccalaureate programs did not necessarily equip people with the skills they needed to join the workforce. The Perkins Act and ...

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Bonamici: Technical education grants have value - Pamplin Media Group

June 21, 2017 - 1:26pm

Pamplin Media Group

Bonamici: Technical education grants have value
Pamplin Media Group
The Beaverton Democrat spoke on the eve of a U.S. House vote to renew federal spending authority for career and technical education programs — and after President Donald Trump proposed May 23 to cut such spending in the 2018 federal budget.

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Trustees fill dean vacancy - Daily Journal Online

June 21, 2017 - 6:34am

Daily Journal Online

Trustees fill dean vacancy
Daily Journal Online
Awards received by McMillian while at MAC include the Missouri Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, and Missouri Association for Career and Technical Education, Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year in 2017; Faculty Member of the Year in 2013 ...

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UAPB alumna, Dumas teacher receives award - Pine Bluff Commercial - Pine Bluff Commercial

June 20, 2017 - 6:58pm

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UAPB alumna, Dumas teacher receives award - Pine Bluff Commercial
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Mollie Sanford, a 2014 graduate of human sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, recently received the New Teacher of the Year Award from the ...

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P-TECH program gives RI high schoolers hands-on job training, college degree - The Providence Journal

June 20, 2017 - 3:53pm

The Providence Journal

P-TECH program gives RI high schoolers hands-on job training, college degree
The Providence Journal
Welcome to P-TECH, the 2.0 version of career and technical education in which high school students earn a high school diploma and an associate's degree in a specialized field — free of charge. Students in the program can graduate from high school in ...

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Former Switz Co. HS Principal Chosen To Lead Southeastern Career Center - Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

June 20, 2017 - 7:45am

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Former Switz Co. HS Principal Chosen To Lead Southeastern Career Center
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“He and his family look forward to returning to Southeastern Indiana and promoting the many advantages available to students through career and tech education,” said South Ripley Community Schools Superintendent Rob Moorhead, a member of the board.

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Waterloo school board approves initial career center plans - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

June 20, 2017 - 4:02am

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Waterloo school board approves initial career center plans
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
In February 2016, voters were asked to approve a bond issue to build a stand-alone career center that would have housed 30 programs. After it was defeated, district leaders began looking at creating a scaled-down center with existing funding in current ...

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Bonamici: Technical education grants have value - Pamplin Media Group

June 20, 2017 - 1:54am

Pamplin Media Group

Bonamici: Technical education grants have value
Pamplin Media Group
The Beaverton Democrat spoke on the eve of a U.S. House vote to renew federal spending authority for career and technical education programs — and after President Donald Trump proposed May 23 to cut such spending in the 2018 federal budget.

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