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Document Number: 10636

Career/Technical Education: Not Your Father's Vocational Education - Driven by a gap between employee skills and employer needs, growth in skilled occupations requiring technical certification, and an interest in improving high school graduation rates by getting students to see the connection between acquiring skills and qualifying for high-wage jobs, Career/Technical Education (CTE)is enjoying a resurgence. Among departures from traditional vocational education are integrating CTE and academic coursework and reframing dual enrollment programs. (Jennifer Dounay Zinth, February 2013)...

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