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Vocational education

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Department of Education: Office of Vocational and Adult Education

Given the increasing importance of vocational and adult education across the country, it makes sense that the U.S. Department of Education would have a separate office dedicated to this facet of higher education. As their site notes, it has "information, research, and resources to help prepare young people and adults for postsecondary education, successful careers, and productive lives". The site...
The National Centers for Career and Technical Education

At various points in the history of the United States, career and technical education has assumed an enhanced sense of importance, and at the National Centers for Career and Technical Education (NCCTE), they have always been intimately concerned about such matters. Over the past six years, they have worked out of two primary offices in Columbus and St. Paul in order "to improve the practice of...
Aspen Institute: Skills for America's Future

Skills for America's Future (SAF) is a program of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C., with campuses in Aspen, CO and Maryland. SAF aims to address the gap between the skills that employers need and the skills possessed by people who need jobs. The three main strategies SAF proposes to close the gap are: bring together economic...