University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Can Career and Technical Education (CTE) Improve Student Outcomes?

Shaun M. Dougherty
Shaun M. Dougherty

After a few decades of decline, there has been a resurgence of interest in Career and Technical Education (CTE) in high schools around the country. Yet, there are still questions about the effects of CTE on student outcomes. How can CTE programs can adjust to meet the demands of changing job markets and how can programs be designed to provide better opportunities to disadvantaged populations? In this webinar, Shaun Dougherty, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education at Vanderbilt University and co-principal investigator of the Career and Technical Education Research Network, discusses the evidence on these and other issues.

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Read more about Career and Technical Education:
Ensuring Equity in Evolving High School Career and Technical Education Policies, Fast Focus 42-2019
What do we know about Career and Technical Education? Fast Focus 38-2019
Building human capital and economic potential, Fast Focus 21-2014


Children, Education & Training, Employment, Job Training, K-12 Education, Labor Market, Transition to Adulthood