Monthly Archives: September 2013

Webinar Tomorrow on Career Pathways

Tomorrow the National Center for Innovation in Career and Technical Education (NCICTE) will host its second series of training on transforming high schools. The first of the five part series is a live webinar tomorrow, Friday, September 20th, from 12-1:30 PM EDT on Making … Continue reading

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Advancing CTE in Transportation Pathways

The U.S. Department of Education announces Phase II of the Advancing Career and Technical Education (CTE) in State and Local Career Pathways Systems project. The first phase enabled Colorado, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Oregon to receive targeted assistance to align … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Bus Tour – Day 4

This is the fourth in a series of daily updates from Dr. Sharon Lee Miller who is on the Back-to-School Bus Tour currently in progress in the Southwest U.S. Thursday evening – Local Phoenix Time – It’s a wrap! After … Continue reading

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Weekly OVAE Connection Recap

Did you catch this week’s edition of OVAE Connection, OVAE’s electronic newsletter?  This week’s edition discusses President Obama’s plan to address the rising cost of higher education in the U.S. and improve the value of a college education for students and families. Also featured … Continue reading

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Day 3: Bus Tour Reaches Tucson, Ariz.

This is the third in a series of daily updates from Dr. Sharon Lee Miller who is on the Back-to-School Bus Tour currently in progress in the Southwest U.S. Our day began with a roundtable on the Tucson campus of … Continue reading

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Bus Tour Update Day 2: El Paso

Just received a note from Sharon Miller on the Bus Tour… Yesterday, we started the morning at Transmountain Early College High School in El Paso, TX where Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier joined Secretary Duncan for an incredible town hall meeting. … Continue reading

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Update from the Bus Tour

Secretary Duncan made the first stop on the 2013 Back-to-School Bus Tour at Transmountain Early College High School (ECHS) for a Town Hall this morning. Yesterday afternoon, staff from ECHS met with OVAE’s Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to highlight their … Continue reading

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Common Education Data Standards Comment Period Closing Soon

Provide your comments on the draft of the fourth version of the Common Education Data Standards (CEDS). You can learn more about the standards and submit comments via the CEDS website. Be sure to submit your comments soon—the comment period … Continue reading

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Reminder! Open Comment Period on E-Rate

The open comment period ends September 16. However, until October 16, consumers are able to read and comment on others’ submissions during what is called a ‘reply period.’ This Notice of Proposed Rule Making is to inform the FCC on how to … Continue reading

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“Strong Start, Bright Future” Back-to-School Bus Tour

It’s back-to-school time, which means that Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and senior ED officials are hitting the road once again for the Department’s annual back-to-school bus tour. Visit the Department’s Homeroom blog to get more information on how to (digitally) … Continue reading

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