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Document Number: 10998

Data Point: Trends in CTE Coursetaking - The average number of Career and Technical Education (CTE) credits earned by public high school graduates declined from 1990 to 2009 (from 4.2 to to 3.6) while the number of credits earned in other areas--English, math, science,and social studies--increased. However, within occupational CTE, participation increased in communications and design, health care, public services, and consumer and culinary services, while participation in business, manufacturing, computer and information sciences, engineering technologies, and repair and transportation dropped. (NCES, November 2013)...

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