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Report: Setting the Standard for Career and Technical Education in Pennsylvania – September 2020


Career and Technical Education: Setting the Standard in Pennsylvania, explores how CTE funding is structured in other states and makes recommendations for how Pennsylvania can set the standard for education to workforce preparedness, while acknowledging the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fact Sheet: PA Schools Work: Career and Technical Education (CTE) – March 2020


Career and technical education (CTE) is a critical part of delivering the quality education students deserve from their public schools. However, a lack of sustained investments in CTE funding, and more broadly, basic education funding, has caused limited access for students who wish to enter the workforce immediately following graduation.

Fact Sheet: PA Schools Work: Career and Technical Education (CTE) – April 2019


Career and technical education (CTE) is a critical part of delivering the quality education students deserve from their public schools. However, a lack of sustained investments in CTE funding, and more broadly, basic education funding, has caused limited access for students who wish to enter the workforce immediately following graduation.

Report: Skilled Workers Needed: Investing in Career and Technical Education – January 2019


Skilled Workers Needed: Investing in Career and Technical Education, released by PPC and the PA Schools Work Campaign, explores the role of career and technical education in supporting Pennsylvania’s economic development. 

Fact Sheets: Spending Impact on Student Performance – March 2018


Every child should have an equal opportunity to attend a local public school that has adequate resources to ensure that he or she can learn and meet state academic standards. After all, today’s students are the key to our future economic viability.Unfortunately, many rural, suburban and urban school districts are spending below the amount needed to educate students – or their adequacy target. That underspending is a direct result of inadequate state support.