Just released a day or so ago, an article describing how Achieve, Inc (a huge part of the CCSS Machine) and the NASDCTEc (National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium) joined forces to complete their look at how the progress between Career and Technical Education and Competency Based Pathways was coming along. … Continue reading Tech Thursday: Career Pathways Meet Competency Based Pathways
Back on March 1, 2015 I shared with you a bit about how the educational deck of cards (so to speak) is continually being stacked in favor of Common Core or any of its other arms: Career Tech Ed, Career Pathways, College, Career Readiness, etc. So, today’s article is a follow up to more of … Continue reading Tech Thursday: CAPS via Career Pathways is Still CCSS!
The Network: If you’ve followed my blog long, you know each Thursday is devoted to Common Core beyond high school. Today is no different. If you’ve not been made aware of this network, you’ll want to get to know about it. It’s called the “National Career Pathways Network” and they have quite an agenda. (website: http://www.ncpn.info/index.php) … Continue reading Tech Thursday: National Career Pathways Network
How do you think Common Core, Career Pathways and the Workforce Opportunity Act all intersect?! One U.S. Dept. of Education official called the Common Core System ‘The hope for the future, the glue that holds Workforce together while the Career Paths serve as the engine.’ This statement and many more like it were expressed in … Continue reading Tech Thursday: CCSS, Career Pathways and Workforce
The picture you see above is from my May 2015 article where I exposed the Congressional Caucus for Career Technical Education. CTE (Career Technical Education) is the post-secondary version of Common Core. Others like myself have uncovered this truth and shared it many times over. I know that on my blog along there are many … Continue reading Tech Thursday: Career Readiness Pledge
Would you believe the movement to support the Common Core’s “Career Pathways” has come up with a ‘skills passport’?! Yes, indeed. I’ve got all the information you need to help fight this in your school…no matter if it’s somewhere in preK-12th OR in post-secondary education (which includes community colleges, public/private universities and colleges, for profit … Continue reading Tech Thursday: “Career Passports”, Seriously?!
If I were to say “federal Career Tech Education”, would you believe it? What if I could show you Career Tech Education is the Adult Common Core? If you’ve followed my blog for long, you know I’ve pointed the connections out between K-12 Common Core and post-secondary Common Core (aka ‘Career Clusters’, ‘Career Pathways’, ‘American … Continue reading Tech Thursday: Career Tech Education (Federal Style) Update
In our fight against Common Core, we’ve learned that it’s a lie to think CC is only for K-12. We’ve learned it’s before K and after 12th. So, what IS the difference between a Career Cluster and a Career Pathway? They are both Common Core aligned. I often thought they were the same thing, just … Continue reading Tech Thursday: Difference Between Careers
Did you know that’s there has been a movement in recent years to have our states create legislation to ensure Common Core via Career Tech Education?! Yes, I found the evidence on the website for “Career Tech Education Policy Watch”. (see: http://ctepolicywatch.typepad.com/ ) What you need to know: From the 2013 document, “State Policies Impacting CTE, … Continue reading FTF Tuesday: Career Readiness via Adult Common Core
I don’t know if you’ve heard of this group, but I can’t help but think “CC Wreck” not “CCREC” when I see the acronym. Although it could stand for something like “Common Core Rots Education/Curriculum”. Well, enough pithiness, let’s get down to finding out more about CCREC. College and Career Readiness Evaluation Consortium: (http://www.edpartnerships.org/college-and-career-readiness-evaluation-consortium-ccrec) According to … Continue reading FTF Tuesday: CCREC (College and Career Readiness Evaluation Consortium)