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Career Technical Education

Address Income Inequality through Investing in CTE Skills Training

Ross DeVol | Posted 10.23.2016 | Education
Ross DeVol

Income inequality is rising across the United States. There are many ways to measure this growing gap in pay, but there is broad-based evidence that i...

Why Updating Career Technical Education Must Be a Presidential Priority

Monique Rizer | Posted 03.15.2016 | Education
Monique Rizer

Voters are tuning into debates, attending town halls and asking questions to decide who will lead our country. Strengthening the economy and improving education are issues voters often identify as topics about which they want to hear the candidates talk, and for good reason.

Career/Technical Education Helping High Schoolers

Jack Jennings | Posted 12.09.2016 | Education
Jack Jennings

Many kids today are strongly urged to go to college, but don't like the usual route to get there--an emphasis on academic subjects. Therefore, they find high school "boring." Career/technical education can be attractive to those students because its purpose is to teach skills needed to get a job.

Skills Gap Between Workers And Open Jobs Small, But Growing

| Joanne Jacobs | Posted 01.20.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's Community College Spotlight blog. The "skills gap" is no big deal now -- but it could be ...

Parents Rise In Protest Against Career-Technical Education

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 09.16.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. SAN DIEGO -- Career and technical education has come a long way since the days when studen...

Lizzie Schiffman

Could More Vocational Programming Save Public Schools? | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 12.06.2011 | Chicago

How do you bring focus to students in a system where their education is complicated by budget shortfalls, labor disputes and violent crime in their su...