Monthly Archives: August 2013

Weekly OVAE Connection Recap

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

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Learning Around the World

OVAE is excited to be part of the first alumni conference for international graduates of the Community College Initiative (CCI) program on August 28. CCI is a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural … Continue reading

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OVAE Salutes the Spirit of the March on Washington

As you know, this is the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, a march which demanded Jobs and Freedom. We are more likely to remember it today for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s moving and profound “I Have … Continue reading

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DOL Resource: Skimming for Skills

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

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Making College Affordable for Every American

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

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Weekly OVAE Connection Recap

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.

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Join OVAE in San Antonio at the National Career Pathways Network

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

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How Effective is Correctional Education?

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

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Discussion on Connected Teaching and Personalized Learning Happening This Week

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

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Public Comment Period Open for Modernizing E-Rate Program

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

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