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Career and Technical Education

Blue-collar jobs will survive the rise of artificial intelligence. But the work will change

The infusion of artificial intelligence, robotics and big data into the workplace is elevating the demand for people’s ingenuity, to reinvent a process or rapidly solve problems in an emergency.

The Tangled Web: The High School Diploma, College and Career Readiness Standards and Career and Technical Education

A growing number of states are working toward setting standards for college and career readiness. In many of those states, the argument is being made that because all students should leave high school ready for college or career, the high school diploma should be set to the new college and career standard, and no one should get a diploma in the future who does not meet that standard.

Harper College to Share Expertise at National Apprenticeship Conference for Community and Technical Colleges

Harper College focuses on building "non-traditional" Registered Apprenticeship programs to meet local workforce development needs.

U.S. Department of Education Looks to Rewrite Gainful Employment Regulations

Changes could require more programs to report student debt and earnings data while also limiting sanctions for underperforming programs.

States are passing more policies to help Americans jumpstart careers

Giving students early access to career pathways, internships, and real-world job training allows them to jumpstart their future careers in high school, which has many long-term benefits.

A view from the States: Noah and Emily share what is happening across the pond

ACCT Chair Emily Yim, a trustee at Edmonds Community College in Washington state, and ACCT President J. Noah Brown discuss apprenticeships at the UK Association of Colleges Conference in Birmingham, England
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