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Forty-two governors have delivered their 2017 State of the State addresses, and CTE has emerged as a principal issue. CTE was the second most popular education topic mentioned in governor’s State of the State addresses, according to the Education Commission of the States, after school financing.
CTE and workforce development was addressed by 24 governors in their addresses between the first of the year and early March, including the following:
Posted by Catherine Imperatore on 03/20/2017 at 08:52 AM in State and Local Issues | Permalink
Why are we giving so much attention to community colleges? Are we forgetting that, while every high school youngster in CTE will not necessarily follow through on their chosen program, many do? And high school graduation is definitely benefitted as well.
With regard to the 24 Governors, I must ask why there were not 50 of them who are recognizing the need for CTE. I'll bet some mentioned STEM, but everyone is not going to be a scientist, engineerr, or computer analyst!
Robert Mauro, Retired PA CTE Director |
03/20/2017 at 01:51 PM
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