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Career Technical Education

Over the past few decades, “Career and Technical Education” or CTE has superseded traditional vocational education—and assumed a new role in preparing high school students for college and the workforce. A competitive job market and the rising costs of post-secondary education have contributed to CTE’s growing popularity among high school students of all backgrounds. Congress is currently working on the reauthorization of the Perkins Career & Technical Education Act, which would enable thousands of additional students to enroll in CTE programs nationwide. Council for a Strong America is informing lawmakers about the research linking CTE to a stronger economy.

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  1. November 26, 2022 (Bangor Daily News)

    Apprenticeships can pay dividends for workers and Maine’s economy

    Letter to the Editor

  2. September 29, 2022 (Bangor Daily News)

    Growing and training a talented Maine workforce

    Letter to the Editor

  3. September 7, 2022 (Bangor Daily News)

    Popularity of free community college is great news for employers

    Letter to the Editor

  4. August 30, 2022 (Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel)

    Giving workers the opportunities they need

    Letter to the Editor

  5. August 28, 2022 (Lewiston Sun Journal)

    More job training, education opportunities make Maine stronger

    Letter to the Editor

  6. August 11, 2021 (Portland Press Herald)

    Career and technical schools developing Maine workforce solutions

    Letter to the Editor

  7. December 7, 2020 (Bangor Daily News)

    Making targeted investments today

    Letter to the Editor

  8. December 1, 2020 (Times Record)

    Apprenticeships are a path forward for Maine

    Op-Ed

  9. November 2, 2020 (Bangor Daily News)

    Attracting new workers to Maine

    Letter to the Editor