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Policy PrioritiesVolume 23, Issue 1Career Technical Education: Providing Pathways Out of Poverty, Into Careers, Toward Postsecondary Success
Executive Summary for Career Technical Education: Providing Pathways Out of Poverty, Into Careers, Toward Postsecondary Success
In 1917, the federal government helped America transition from an agrarian economy to an industrial one by establishing support for career technical education (CTE) through the Smith-Hughes Act. Today’s career and technical training looks very different from that historical precedent. This article explores the academic shifts, legislative changes, and work-based learning opportunities that shape how students prepare for post-secondary success and careers in CTE.
Career Technical Education: Pathways Toward Postsecondary SuccessBarbara Michaelman
Clarifying "Career Readiness" What does the term "career readiness" really mean? The Career Readiness Partner Council weighs in.
CTE by the Numbers Infographic breaking out statistics related to CTE.
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