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The U.S. Department of Education Promotes Career and Technical Education Programs

The U.S. Department of Education Promotes Career and Technical Education Programs The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded six states educational grants through the Promoting Rigorous Career and Technical Education Programs of Study (POS) Program. The states which were chosen: Arizona, Kansas, Maryland, Montana, Utah, and Wisconsin, are required to develop and implement “rigorous programs of study” in career and tech-focused education like technology, engineering, and health sciences. The program encourages students to pursue a very specific area of study in a ground school or online format and also “assesses […]

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More than $141 Million to State Education Agencies

by rich_w The U.S. Department of Education Awards More than 1 Million to State Education Agencies October 2010 is grant month at the Department of Education; or so it would seem. The USDE has shelled out another 0 million plus to state education agencies in hopes of improving college access, including expanded online programs. The funding comes from the Department’s College Access Challenge Program and has been dispersed amongst the 50 states as well as 5 territories, the District of Columbia and the Republic of Palau. The program hopes to […]

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