Editorial: Embracing and supporting career and tech education is critical

There needs to be an acknowledgment that education can come in many different forms. It needs to not just be an option on the table, like an elective buried in a course catalog. It needs to be something believed and supported by educators and politicians at every level. It needs to be advocated wholeheartedly to […]

Call to Action: More Funding for PA Career and Technical Education

A Pennsylvania advocacy group wants the state budget to include more funding for Career and Technical Education programs, or CTE, for high school students. Backers of more funding for CTE are looking toward Gov. Josh Shapiro’s new budget proposal, expected March 7. Rachael Miller, policy director at Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, said the current funding […]

Report: PA Could Learn from Germany about Career, Tech Education

A new report found Germany’s investment in career and technical education could be a model for the Keystone State. From a lack of sustained state investment in education to local agency decision-making, some districts have to limit the number of students who can attend a technical school, according to Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children. Kari King, president and […]

Pennsylvania Newsmakers – child care funding, career and technical education budgeting, and federal stimulus funds.

Catch PPC President and CEO Kari King on Pennsylvania Newsmakers recapping the impact of the state budget on pre-k, child care and career and technical education.

Press Release: Career and Technical Education Vital for Post-Pandemic Economy

PA Schools Work: Career and Technical Education Vital for Post-Pandemic Economy Report Outlines How Pennsylvania Can Become a Leader in CTE Access and Funding PA Schools Work (PASW), a nonpartisan statewide movement working to ensure public schools are fully and fairly funded, and Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children today released a new report outlining steps Pennsylvania […]

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