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Research And News

This page includes relevant research and news from around the U.S. related to Career and Technical Education. Check back often for updates!

 

Measuring Career Readiness in State Accountability Systems: Where to Start

This is a post from the AdvanceCTE blog, which details the various strategies to integrate career readiness indicators into their accountability systems.

 

Telling the Community College Story Through Data

In this report The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center details the important role Community Colleges play in expanding postsecondary educational opportunities for all students, especially those representing under-served and disadvantaged populations. The report provides timely and relevant information about the metrics Community Colleges can use to help tell their stories, as the graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is no longer a sufficient measure of Community College success.

 

Early ESSA Plans Signal Enthusiasm for Career Readiness

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), reauthorized in 2015 under President Obama, affords states great opportunity to promote career readiness by updating state accountability systems, providing supports for teachers and leaders, and ensuring students can access a “well-rounded education,” including opportunities such as Career Technical Education (CTE). With the first submission window for ESSA plans now officially open, several states have stepped up to the plate, signaling a new era of career readiness.