Monthly Archives: July 2013

OECD Report on Postsecondary CTE in the United States Now Available

Last week the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released a special OVAE- and NCES-funded report on the state of postsecondary career and technical education (CTE) in the United States at an event hosted by the New America Foundation. 

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The Skills and Trajectories of Developmental Ed Learners

What do we know about successful developmental education students and programs? A recent special issue of Community College Review provides provocative perspectives and enhances the research base in this area. Listen to a podcast of the special issue in which the co-editors … Continue reading

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ED Working to Reduce Barriers to Postsecondary Access and Persistence for Students from Foster Care

Late last week, Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier issued a “Dear Colleague letter” to Financial Aid Administrators. This letter clarifies that extended foster care payments made by a state directly to foster youth are to be excluded when determining a student’s … Continue reading

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9:00am Release Event of OECD Report on Postsecondary CTE in the U.S.

REMINDER: The New America Foundation will be streaming the release event of the OECD’s U.S. country report on postsecondary CTE this morning, Wednesday, July 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET. Click here to access the live stream. If … Continue reading

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July 10 Release Event of OECD Report on Postsecondary CTE in the U.S.

REMINDER: The New America Foundation will be streaming the release event of the OECD’s U.S. country report on postsecondary CTE tomorrow, Wednesday, July 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET. Click here to access the live stream. If you’re … Continue reading

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Tomorrow–Webinar on Building a System of High-Quality Career Pathways

The National Center for Innovation in Career and Technical Education (NCICTE) will be presenting the first webinar in a four-part series on Building a System of High-Quality Career Pathways: High School Transformation and District Supports, beginning tomorrow, July 10. Attendees will … Continue reading

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