• A Better Way Through CTE Reform
    Sep 13, 2016  - From speaking out in Sunday school to reciting Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches, Johnelle Simpson II was born a leader and public speaker. But the thought never crossed his mind that he could turn his childhood experience into a fulfilling career. That was before a teacher and student counselo... More
  • Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act
    Sep 8, 2016  - BACKGROUND To promote safe and healthy communities, the federal government has long supported state efforts to set at-risk youth and juvenile offenders on the pathway to success. Helping children reject a life of crime requires more than an adjudication system and a detention facility. It requires ... More
  • A CTE Home Run
    Sep 2, 2016  - When Jasmine Morgan began her freshman year at Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia, a teacher recognized Jasmine’s talents and encouraged her to enroll in the marketing and entrepreneurship courses the school offered through its career and technical education (CTE) program. Jasmine quickly ... More
  • Gerrymandering Graduate Students Under the Obama NLRB
    Sep 1, 2016  - Another day, another union reveals one of its worst-kept secrets. Earlier this week, we highlighted how one union has admitted what is obvious to most honest observers: The administration’s new blacklisting regulations aren’t really about “fair pay and safe workplaces,” but instead about increasing ... More
  • “Unprecedented New Leverage” for Unions
    Aug 30, 2016  - Is it too early to say we told you so? The Obama administration claims its blacklisting rule is about ensuring federal contractors deliver “fair pay and safe workplaces.” But since there has long been a process in place to hold federal contractors accountable, there has always been more than meets t... More
  • Success Through CTE
    Aug 25, 2016  - From electrical engineering to aeronautical re-manufacturing, career and technical education (CTE) plays an important role in helping students explore and pursue a career path in a wide variety of fields. Alex Wolff’s story is just one example. While attending school in Santa Barbara, California, Al... More
  • Another CTE Success Story
    Aug 18, 2016  - Meet Rob Griffin. When Rob began school at Dalton High in Whitfield County, Georgia, he became interested in a series of engineering courses the school offered as an elective. It was these courses that would start Rob on the path to a fulfilling and successful career. Like many career and technical ... More