Tag: CTE

Educational Forms, Informal learning

Getting real-world experience: High schoolers design a ‘life skills’ lab for students with disabilities

July 14, 2022

Via: eSchool News

A collaboration between two schools co-located in a midtown Manhattan campus has bridged both of their missions in the most fruitful way possible: a hands-on project giving their respective students real-world life skills. Students at Urban Assembly School of Design […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Federal programs, partnerships can defray CTE costs

August 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Since CTE students often land high-paying jobs right out of high school, local businesses are an ideal place for the students to earn some real-world experience. A 2018 ExcelinEd report recommended that policymakers offer tax credits for businesses who give […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How can educators improve students chances of job market success?

May 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The new Credentials Matter research verifies what we had long suspected: states need to more effectively align the credentials high school students earn with local labor markets. Credentials Matter shows that many of the hundreds of thousands of credentials U.S. […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

5 types of credentials: What are they and what is their value?

May 22, 2019

Via: Education Dive

U.S. high school students earn hundreds of thousands of credentials each year as part of state career and technical education (CTE) programs. Unfortunately, Credentials Matter confirmed the information and data on the effectiveness of these credentials is extremely limited in […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Do the credentials students earn align with employer demand?

May 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

States support a wide range of career and technical education (CTE) programs that feature industry-recognized credentials, but how effective are they at preparing high school students for a future career and long-term success? Credentials Matter, a first-of-its-kind analysis by ExcelinEd […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Are your students career ready?

September 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Assessments for academic subjects such as reading, math, and science rightfully form the core of any college-readiness high school program. But the career-ready pathway hasn’t garnered the same level of attention, leaving a substantial portion of the student population less […]