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Cielinski, Anna – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2019
During the early 2000s, state and local leaders developed career pathways programs in an effort to redesign education and workforce development systems to better meet the education and employment needs of low-income, educationally underprepared adults. These career pathways increase individual prosperity and regional competitiveness by aligning…
Descriptors: Career Development, Vocational Education, Adult Education, Labor Force Development
US House of Representatives, 2017
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine ways to help students succeed by strengthening the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. Member statements were presented by: (1) Honorable John Kline, Chairman, Committee on Education and the Workforce; and (2) Honorable Robert C. Scott, Ranking Member, Committee on…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Staklis, Sandra; Klein, Steve – Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2014
The "Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006" ("Perkins IV") sets a minimum allocation requirement that secondary and postsecondary career and technical education (CTE) subgrantees must achieve to receive federal financing. An eligible recipient with an allocation below the funding threshold may obtain a…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Resource Allocation, Federal Aid, Federal Regulation
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Toglia, Thomas V. – Tech Directions, 2013
Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 has significant implications for gender equity in career and technical education (CTE) and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs--and the relatively low number of women and girls pursuing nontraditional careers has significant economic and social implications. From an…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, STEM Education, Sex Fairness, Females
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Bozick, Robert; Dalton, Benjamin – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2013
Federal legislation has attempted to move career and technical education (CTE) from a segregated component of the high school curriculum to an integrated element that jointly improves both academic and career readiness. However, concerns remain about the ability of CTE to improve academic learning. Using a nationally representative sample of high…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Vocational Education, High Schools, Secondary School Mathematics
Alliance for Excellent Education, 2012
The nation's economy is only as strong as the educational foundation that supports it. Economic success in the twenty-first century requires a labor force capable of demonstrating an advanced level of both knowledge and skill. To be a true engine of growth, the nation's education system must be aligned with these demands. This is why the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Economics
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Stipanovic, Natalie; Lewis, Morgan V.; Stringfield, Sam – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2012
This article provides a broad overview of the history of career-focused education in the United States and the reauthorization of the federal Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006. The Perkins act required that the recipients of its funding offer at least one program of study, and this reauthorization included four…
Descriptors: Tech Prep, Longitudinal Studies, Educational Change, Educational History
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McCharen, Belinda; Song, JiHoon; Martens, Jon – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2011
The primary aim of this research is to identify cultural determinants of organizational learning and knowledge creation practices, which could be the driving factors for the innovation process in school settings (Mulford, 1998; Silins et al., 2002). A conceptual process model for school innovation was developed. In contrast to previous approaches,…
Descriptors: Creativity, Structural Equation Models, Educational Innovation, Educational Strategies
Schoelkopf, James – Online Submission, 2010
Portland Community College has a firmly rooted career and technical education (CTE) partnership with its service area high schools. However, the partnership was continuing to operate as it had for many years. Given the rapid pace of change in the region's workforce, Oregon's secondary and postsecondary educational initiatives, and a shared…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Vocational Education, Partnerships in Education, High Schools
Ferguson, Doug – Research and Curriculum Unit, 2010
Secondary vocational-technical education programs in Mississippi are faced with many challenges resulting from sweeping educational reforms at the national and state levels. Schools and teachers are increasingly being held accountable for providing true learning activities to every student in the classroom. This accountability is measured through…
Descriptors: Welding, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Murdock, Ashleigh Barbee, Ed. – Research and Curriculum Unit, 2010
Secondary vocational-technical education programs in Mississippi are faced with many challenges resulting from sweeping educational reforms at the national and state levels. Schools and teachers are increasingly being held accountable for providing true learning activities to every student in the classroom. This accountability is measured through…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Animation, Student Organizations, Educational Technology