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Monthly Archives: August 2013
Did you catch this week’s edition of OVAE Connection, OVAE’s electronic newsletter? This week’s edition includes articles on two new resources: the first is the release of an annual report on how children are faring in the U.S.. The second article explains … Continue reading
If you want to find information on skills and educational attainment, the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration’s guide to the relevant sources will allow you to shed light on labor or skill shortages, skill mismatches, and skill … Continue reading
Cross-posted from the U.S. Department of Education blog. I’m thrilled today that President Obama is moving forward with an ambitious new plan to make college more affordable for every American. We know that higher education is more important than ever, but … Continue reading
Did you catch this week’s edition of OVAE Connection, OVAE’s electronic newsletter? If not, check it out here. In this week’s OVAE Connection there are two featured stories, one on “The Hidden STEM Economy” and the other on Modernizing the E-rate program.
OVAE will be contributing insights and updates at the 2013 National Career Pathway Network conference in San Antonio, Texas on October 14 and 15, 2013. The event is hosted by the Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD) and will … Continue reading
Did you catch the announcement by the RAND Corporation today of a major analysis of research to address the question: “How Effective is Correctional Education?” Both Attorney General Holder and Secretary of Education Duncan commented on this seminal meta-analysis of research on … Continue reading
OVAE just released Connected Teaching and Personalized Learning: Implications of the National Education Technology Plan (NETP) for Adult Education, a report that addresses the five areas of the 2010 National Education Technology Plan produced by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office … Continue reading
In June, President Obama launched the ConnectED initiative, which seeks to bring 21st century technology to our nation’s schools. The Internet and modern technology are powerful tools for putting engaging learning resources, on-demand explanations of concepts, and primary documents and … Continue reading