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2008 Press Releases

  • From Kuder: Job Losses, Unsteady Economy Underscore Important Role of Career Planning

    ADEL, Iowa, Nov. 20, 2008 – When the nation’s economy faces rocky times, the first concern of many is job security. With last month’s announcement by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that over 10 million American’s were jobless – the highest rate in over 25 years – career development and guidance for...

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  • NASDCTEc 2008 Officers Begin Terms Today

    Washington, D.C. (July 1, 2008) — Elected to provide leadership to the national association representing the state and territorial agency heads of career technical education, the 2009 officers of the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium and its partner organization, the National...

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  • Career Guidance and Education Celebrates 100 Years

    Washington, D.C., April 1, 2008 – Today, organizers of the 100 Year Celebration of Career Guidance and Education officially launched a year–long celebration to commemorate this important milestone in the history of career and technical education (CTE) as well as unveiled the significant results of a research...

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  • Stars of Education Award Winners for 2008

    Washington, DC (March 23, 2007)—The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) has selected, based on their outstanding and extraordinary contributions to the field of career technical education, its 2008 Star of Education Awards winners.

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  • Bush FY 2009 Budget Neglects Career Technical Education

    WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the White House unveiled its Fiscal Year 2009 budget request, which eliminated funding for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. The Perkins Act is the primary source of funding that supports local education programs that connect education and real-world...

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