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Document Number: 5927

Rigor and Relevance: A New Vision for Career and Technical Education - This paper examines why America needs career and technical education (CTE) in the early 21st century, the issues impacting CTE at the secondary level and the federal government’s vital role in supporting quality CTE programs. The author presents a vision of what high-quality secondary and postsecondary CTE programs look like, as well as recommendations on how federal, state and local CTE policies and programs can bring about this vision. (Betsy Brand, American Youth Policy Forum, April 2003)...


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