CTE In the News

Articles, Videos, and Audio about the Changes in the World of Education Today

Richmond Times Dispatch
Va. education officials moving forward with plans that could transform how schools work – Later this month, Virginia’s Board of Education will get its first look at the draft of a plan being created to change graduation standards across the state, an effort aimed at better preparing students for new workforce realities.

The draft, which is scheduled to be presented at the board’s Sept. 22 meeting, is a major step in a process that is expected to change how high schools prepare the graduates who will enter as freshmen in 2018.

Changing these standards is part of a much larger state and federal effort to re-imagine education, one that includes transforming how students are assessed, how schools are evaluated and how high schools function. Click here to continue reading. 09/06/2016


Henrico Citizen
Teachers and administrators at Highland Springs and Hermitage celebrated the new name for the technical centers at both schools – Advanced Career Education Centers. Click here to continue reading. 3/25/2016


The Atlantic
Where Are All the High School Grads Going?
The latest national data shows that more students are getting their high-school diplomas than ever before. Just over 82 percent of the students who were high-school seniors during the 2013-14 year graduated, up from 81 percent the year before. The rate has inched up annually over the last few years, largely because of strides made by disadvantaged students—an accomplishment President Obama is likely to highlight in his State of the Union address Tuesday.
Click here to continue reading. 1/14/2016


Newsplex.com
CTE Provisions Included in Education Legislation
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSPLEX) — U.S. Senator Tim Kaine says the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, contains several provisions he authored, specifically addressing sexual assault prevention and strengthening career and technical education.
Click here to continue reading. 12/03/2015


Henrico Now

Henrico CTE Program Prepares Students for Success

Offering area businesses a highly skilled and career-ready workforce is a priority for Henrico, and helping to meet this need by giving local students the training they need for employment is the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program administered by Henrico County Public Schools. Click here to continue reading 10/6/2015

FORBES

Throughout most of U.S. history, American high school students were routinely taught vocational and job-ready skills along with the three Rs: reading, writing and arithmetic.  9/11/2015

AVIATIONPROS.COM

“Strengthening Skills Training and Career Pathways across the Transportation Industry” details the future growth areas or employment “hot spots” in…   9/4/2015

YOURGV.COM

Continuing his five-day swing through Virginia, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and his team on Wednesday spoke with ABB employees and other community leaders as the…  9/4/2015

 


Richmond Times Dispatch

Cocke: “VoTech” no more: High-tech jobs, options drive career education

As summer recedes in the rear-view mirror, more than 3,000 students are beginning their senior years at Henrico County schools. Click here to continue reading. 8/31/2015


Press Publications

Legislation bringing trades to the forefront of education 07/22/2015


Think Progress

Vocational Education Should Be For Everyone 07/22/2015


Henrico Citizen

Henrico teen honored at White House 07/22/2015


Henrico Citizen

HCPS students add skills, lobby Congress for technical education 07/01/2015


Augusta Free Press

Tim Kaine reintroduces Middle Step Act: Career, technical education pilot program in middle schools 06/19/2015


Daily Press


NPR

Motivating Girls to Choose STEM 6/23/2015


The Wall Street Journal

Computer Programming Is a Trade; Let’s Act Like It 3/30/15


Education Week News

Employers Are Integral to Career Tech Programs 3/27/15


Gallup

Career and Technical Education Should Be the Rule, Not the Exception 3/12/15


edSurge

Vocational Education Is Out; Career and Technical Education Is In 3/12/15


NPR – Ed

College? Career Tech? In Nashville, Teens Do Both  2/24/15


Augusta Free Press

Kaine renews push for career and technical education ahead of State of the Union 1/20/15


Wall Street Journal

The Life of a $140,000 -a- Year Welder 1/9/2015


Richmond Times Dispatch

Henrico schools see queue for technical education 1/6/15


Richmond Times Dispatch

Secretary of Commerce says state will try to boost technical education 12/19/2014


NPR – Marketplace

Rethinking vocational high school as a path to college (October 2014)


Washington Post:

What employers really want? Workers they don’t have to train (September 2014)

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