Animation featuring 12 prominent women in science, technology, engineering and math fields will be featured at Grand Central Terminal in New York City. The transit hub project is part of an effort by General Electric to attract more women to jobs in STEM.
More than 39 million students have internet access at school that allows for digital learning -- up from 4 million in 2013 -- according to a report from the nonprofit EducationSuperHighway released Tuesday. The growth is attributed to investment in the federal E-Rate program.
A lack of time and devices are among the top obstacles that teachers and administrators face when adopting digital learning, according to a survey by education-technology company Schoology. Most survey respondents said digital learning improved student achievement and teacher effectiveness.
Celebrate CTE Working Wonders The ACTE® CTE Working Wonders campaign gathers resources to convey the crucial role CTE plays in our students' lives and nation's economy. Visit the web page for key talking points and resources, including the CTE Timeline celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Hughes Act, to help you relay the intrinsic value of CTE to your communities.
Recruiters from multiple federal agencies and departments, including the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency, will be looking for IT and cybersecurity specialists during a hiring fair Nov. 6-7 in Silver Spring, Md.
Of the 45 states and the District of Columbia that adopted the Common Core State Standards, eight have repealed them and 21 have made or are making mostly minor changes to the standards. Mike Petrilli, president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, describes Common Core as a "much better recipe for student achievement."
Executive Director LeAnn Wilson was quoted in a story about ACTE's support for a bipartisan bill focusing on expanding access to middle school CTE. Learn more.
Featuring ACTE's Marketing Education Division VP
ACTE's Marketing Education Division Vice President Richard Faulkner, marketing teacher/DECA advisor at La Cueva High School in Albuquerque, N.M., talks about how important it is for marketing teachers -- who often promote their students and others -- to also promote their work by getting involved with ACTE, which works diligently to promote and support their work in the classroom. Watch now.