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12/14/17 - Here's How Career Readiness Figures into State ESSA Plans, Education Week 

9/3/17 - Maine Still Has Openings for teachers, But Vocational Schools Looks at Increasing Student Numbers, Kennebec Journal

9/1/17 - Career Center Students Explore Advanced Manufacturing, Paros-Tribune

8/24/17 - Some States Succeed in Improving Rural CTE, Cabinet Report

8/22/17 - Career and Technical Education Faces Challenges in Rural America, Education Week

7/16/17 - This Week's ESSA News, The 74

7/10/17 - Reframing How We Talk About Career and Technical Education, Huffington Post

7/10/17 - Forget Blue Collar, it's About New Collar, CNN 

7/7/17 - Balancing College and Career Readiness, AEI 

7/7/17 - Does Your State Have a Good Plan to Ensure Students are Career-ready?, Education Week

6/14/17 - Trump Makes a Big Push for High School Apprenticeships, Education Week 

6/3/17 - Lee's Summit, Kansas City Both Under-Celebrated Technology Hubs, Lee's Summit Tribune 

5/26/17 - JCJC's EMT Program Earns "Excellence in Action" National Award, WDAM

5/25/17 - STEM Funding Uncertain in Trump White House, U.S. News & World Report

5/24/17 - Trump Budget Would Slash Student Aid and Research, Inside Higher Ed 

5/24/17 - Summit Tech Earns National Recognition, Lee's Summit Journal 

5/23/17 - Trump's Education Budget Takes Aim at the Working Class, The Atlantic 

5/23/17 - Trump Spending Plan Triggers Many Negative Reactions From K-12 World, Education Week

5/23/17 - Perkins Reauthorization: An Opportunity to Address Career and Technical Education Teacher Shortages, Learning Policy Institute 

5/18/17 - Career and Technical Education is a Bipartisan Priority, Education Dive 

5/11/17 - Stigma Hobbles Career and Technical Education, Education Week

5/10/17 - CTE Reauthorization Draws Congressional Attention, The Journal 

5/10/17 - Demand for Tech Teachers Rises in Clark County Amid National Shortage, Springfield News-Sun

5/5/17 - Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize Perkins Act, Inside Higher Ed

5/4/17 - Milton Hershey School Receives National Excellence in Action Award for Law, Public Safety and Security Career Pathway, Benzinga 

5/4/17 - Oakland Mechatronics Program Among Nation's Best, Daily News Journal 

5/3/17 - Tester Given National Award for Continuing Education Work, Billings Gazette 

4/9/17 - States Want More Career and Technical Training, but Struggle to Find Teachers, PBS

3/10/17 - Technology Center of DuPage Programs Build Students' STEM Skills, Daily Herald 

2/21/17 - How Congress Can Help Millions of Americans Achieve Career Success, The Hill

2/20/17 - Learning what works: Work-based learning and other effective career strategies, The Huffington Post

1/12/17 - States Win $20 Million for Career-Tech-Ed Programs, Education Week

1/12/17 - JPMorgan Chase Awards $20 Million to 10 States to Build Career Tech Education Systems, The Journal 

12/22/16 - How Can Schools Get More Industry Experts Into Career-Tech Programs?, Education Week 

12/23/16 - Trump Needs to Free Vocational Classes From Their Bad Rep, Fortune

10/18/16 - Accepting Alternatives: Career Technical Education Should be Embraced, Harvard Politics

10/7/16 - Siemens Foundation Expands STEM Middle-Skill Initiative - Adds Two New Partners to Build the Next Generation Workforce, Business Wire 

10/4/16 - Storm Clouds Over Ed-Tech Law's Renewal, Education Week 

9/22/16 - Congress Readies Reauthorization of CTE Bill, Cabinet Report 

9/14/16 - Career and Tech Ed for the Modern Age: 3 Things to Know About the New Federal Proposal, The 74

9/7/16 - Schools Increasingly Using CTE to Address Local Needs, Cabinet Report 

7/5/16 - Tulare FFA Named State Outstanding Program, Visalia Times-Delta

6/27/16 - Youth Apprenticeships Excelling at Dr. Schneider Automotive Systems, The Lane Report

6/7/16 - Desert View High School Honored with National Excellence in Action Award, AZEDNews

6/6/16 - A State Embraces the Idea That Not Everyone Needs To Go To College, Hechinger Report

6/1/16 - The Education System Needs a Transformation. Career Technical Education Can Help., Real Clear Education

6/1/16 - Students Blaze Career Paths at Omaha High School, Education Week 

5/31/16 - NEA State Official Wins Nat'l Award for Work in Career Education, KASU

5/27/16 - TBAISD Earnes National Honors, Traverse City Record Eagle

5/25/16 - Waubonsee EMT Program Receives National Recognition, Chicago Daily Herald 

5/24/16 - 11 Programs Honored as Tops in Career Technical Education, Education Week

5/24/16 - Tulare High School Honored for 'Excellence in Action,' Visalia Times-Delta

5/12/16 - For Some Job Seekers, Success. For Others, Still Waiting., New York Times

5/11/16 - Made in America: $75 Million Grant Helps Students Gain Technical Skills Employers Need, Forbes

5/10/16 - Coalition Calls for Transformation of Career and Technical Education, Education Week

4/15/16 - The Next Steps for Career Prep, U.S. News

2/25/16 - Career Technical Education Month Seeks to Break Down Stereotypes, Center for Digital Education 

1/29/16 - Advancing Career Pathways for Kids, Huffington Post

1/27/16 - Young People Are in Economic Crisis Worldwide. This Bank Aims to Help, Inside Philanthropy 

1/19/16 - JPMorgan Chase Announces $75 Million to Fight Youth Unemployment, Chicago Tribune