Seizing the Future: How Ohio’s Career and Technical Education Programs Fuse Academic Rigor and Real-World Experiences to Prepare Students for College and Careers

This brief from Achieve profiles Ohio's success in transforming Career Technical Education (CTE) to better integrate academic and hands-on learning. The report examines Ohio's approach to developing college- and career-ready graduation requirements for all students, integrating college and career pathways, partnering with workforce partners, and developing clear public reporting systems. Individual CTE programs are highlighted as well to demonstrate the impact Ohio's policy changes are making on the ground. This resource can be instructional not only for state policymakers aiming to create CTE-friendly policies, but for local program administrators as well. 

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June 2015