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5/1/19 - Why the High-Achievers Have Moved to 'Shop' Class, EdWeek

1/7/19 - Training the workforce of the future: Education in America will need to adapt to prepare students for the next generation of jobs, Daily Mail 

11/27/18 - When Co-Curriculars Spark Careers: Over 80 Years, How ‘Career and Technical Student Organizations’ Have Evolved From Bricklaying to Business Management to Robotics, The 74

10/14/18 - Montgomery County Upgrades Vocational Training, Washington Post

8/2018 - Discussing Technical Education with Your Teen, Family Circle Magazine 

8/3/18 - Career and Technical Education Moves Forward, But It’s Not Your Father’s Woodshop, WAMU 88.5

7/27/18 - Pressure, Time, Ivanka: How a Bipartisan Jobs Bill Got Unstuck, Bloomberg Government

7/26/18 - House Passes Senate Perkins Career Training Bill, Inside Higher Ed

7/25/18 - Congress Sends Career-Technical Education Bill to President Trump, Education Week

6/26/18 - Bipartisan Career and Technical Education Bill Approved by Key Senate Committee, Education Week

6/18/18 - When Math Lessons at a Goat Farm Beat Sitting Behind a Desk, Hechinger Report

5/17/18 - Career Training Groups Encouraged by Trump Pick for CTE Job, Inside Higher Ed

5/15/18 - OPINION: 3 Reasons that Career and Technical Education Doesn’t Preclude College, Hechinger Report

4/29/18 - Michigan Teacher Academy Program Wins National Award, U.S. News & World Report

4/27/18 - Batel: Rethinking the School-to-Work Pipeline With Career and Technical Education That Is Rigorous, Inclusive, and Equitable, The 74

4/25/18 - High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University, NPR

4/25/18 - Senators Make Bipartisan Push to Boost Career and Technical Education Teachers, Education Week

4/23/18 - ICTC Nursing Program Receives Award, Muskogee Phoenix

4/23/18 - TBAISD’s Career Tech Center Teaching Academy Receives National Recognition, 9 and 10 News

4/23/18 - CTC's Teacher Academy Program Wins National Award, Traverse City Record-Eagle

4/20/18 - Career Technical Education Creates Pathways to High Demand, High Wage Careers, Statesman Journal

4/20/18 - The Lack of Faculty is Going to Kill Our Rural Schools, PBS NewsHour/Hechinger Report

4/13/18 - Revamped and Rigorous, Career and Technical Education is Ready to be Taken Seriously, PBS NewsHour/Hechinger Report

3/28/18 - 7 Great Education Policy Ideas for Progressives in 2018, Center for American Progress

3/28/18 - What's Your Passion? High School Enlists Businesses to Help Students Decide, Education Week

3/27/18 - As School Districts Seek to Improve Student Performance, They Turn to Career Academies, Times Free Press

3/12/18 - Congress Must Support Business, says Senator, New Hampshire Union Leader

3/5/18 - States are Passing More Policies to Help Americans Jumpstart Careers, The Hill

2/28/18 - Preparing Students for Work Requires Revised Approach to Education, Education Dive

2/26/18 - President's Budget Doesn't Celebrate CTE Month, The Hill

2/25/18 - Will Black Workers Get In On The Expansion of Career and Technical Education?, Black Enterprise

2/22/18 - Advocates: Popular CTE Model Will Need Money to Thrive, K-12 Daily

2/10/18 - Kaine Proposes Grant Program to Boost Job Training, Augusta Free Press

2/8/18 - The Key to Helping Students Graduate Career Ready: Give School Counselors the Tools and Resources to Do Their Jobs, Medium

1/30/18 - Arizona Expands Career And Technical Education, NPR

1/30/18 - Word on the Beat: Career and Technical Education, EWA

1/19/18 - How the Every Student Succeeds Act Can Help Revamp High School Technical Education, AEI

1/2/18 - States Urged to Emphasize Competency Based Learning in the ESSA Era, Education Week