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10/18/10: Texas cities make up an unprecedented 11 of the top 25 metropolitan areas ranked in the Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities Index, which evaluates the metro areas best able to create and sustain jobs. This is the second year in a row Texas has dominated the list. Read more click here.
9/28/10: This morning ACTE Executive Director Jan Bray was interviewed about CTE by co-hosts Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford on The Today Show. Jan Bray emphasized how CTE provides students with the academic and technical skills that students need for any career. She also referenced how parents have a misperception of CTE and how it has changed.
9/6/10: For certification requirements please see the Teacher Assignment Guide found in 19 TAC §231.
Aug. 26 - The Killeen Independent School District plans to open a new Career Academy fall 2010, which will include courses in health science, information technology and arts, audio/visual technology and communications, agriculture, food and natural resources, fire academy, cosmetology, welding, constructionn and automotive technology.
8/2/10: The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee increased the Department of Education's overall budget by $2.6 billion over last year's levels. Here are a few reported allocations: