Atlanta, GA — The National Research Center for Career and Technical Education has joined forces with the Southern Regional Education Board, bringing together two leading organizations focused on improving the quality of career-technical education in public high schools.
As states and districts try to prepare more students for postsecondary education, efforts are building to better position high school guidance counselors to provide more of the outreach and support to disadvantaged teenagers. One key challenge, experts say, is that counselors themselves need training to better advise students from diverse backgrounds on college options. In a new Education Week story, Counselors Work to Get More Students on College Path, I include examples of professional development programs and pre-service curriculum that are doing just that.
On September 30, Tennessee announces the launch of a new website called EduTrendsTN. The new EduTrendsTN website (www.edutrendstn.com) provides insights into educational outcomes, wages, and labor supply and demand across the state of Tennessee. The site was developed by College Measures in partnership with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.