Notes from the Director

October 21, 2016

Dear Colleagues —

Our office is currently working with the Department’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to implement a Fast Response Survey System (FRSS) survey on career and technical education (CTE) programs in public school districts.  The purpose of the FRSS survey is to collect nationally representative data from public school districts about CTE programs offered by the districts, whether offered at district facilities or in a partnering off-site location, such as area CTE facilities or postsecondary institutions.  The sample will focus on school districts with high schools because CTE programs are generally designed for high school students.  The survey topics will focus on the extent to which districts provide high-quality CTE programs and how these programs are developed, designed, and implemented.

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