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This week’s issue of OVAE Connection was devoted entirely to the release by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) of the Program for International Assessment of Adult Competencies, (PIAAC) results. PIAAC, also called Survey of Adult Skills, was conducted with … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Did you catch this week’s edition of OVAE Connection, OVAE’s electronic newsletter? If not, check it out here. This week’s edition included the final column of a four-part series on the 2011 Progress in International Reading Literacy (PIRLS) and Trends in … Continue reading
Did you know that every week, OVAE publishes an electronic newsletter called OVAE Connection? OVAE Connection provides information to state officials involved in adult education, career and technical education (CTE), and community colleges, as well as to practitioners, researchers, education groups and … Continue reading