View a collection of articles and publications that cover a range of issues pertaining to career and technical education.

CTE and the Economy

Presidential Memorandum: Job-Driven Training for Workers
The White House, Office of the Press Secretary
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America's Misplaced Disdain for Vocational Education
The Economist, June 17th 2010
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Aligning Targeted Industry Strategies to Increase Economic Competitiveness and Worker Success
A Concept Paper by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce, March 2010
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Translating VET Issues in the United States for International Reviewers
Nancy Hoffman, Jobs for the Future, November 2009
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Help Wanted: Postsecondary Education and Training Required
Anthony P. Carnevale, Jeff Strohl, and Nicole Smith, Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, Summer 2009
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Up to the Challenge: The Role of Career and Technical Education and 21st Century Skills in College and Career Readiness
2010 Association for Career and Technical Education, National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium and Partnership for 21st Century Skills
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Imperative for CTE

Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the Challenge of Preparing Young Americans for the 21st Century
Harvard Graduate School of Education, February 2011
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State Leadership and Governance

The Policy Intersection between Sector Strategies and Low-Income Workers: The State Responsibility to Make the Connection
Lindsey Woolsey, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce, December 2007
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Promoting Quality: State Strategies for Overseeing Dual Enrollment Programs
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