Common Core State Standards & Career and Technical Education:
Bridging the Divide between College and Career Readiness
This is a policy brief that was commissioned by Achieve and is intended to provide information and guidance to state education leaders about how they can maximize the opportunity to better align academics and career and technical education (CTE) through the implementation of the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
- Summarizes what state leaders are currently doing with regards to implementing the CCSS into CTE
- Provides specific strategies and supporting examples of what particular states are doing
- Identifies common barriers and challenges that state leaders face