Examine career and technical education closely, such as an expanded look into its origins, racial/gender disparities, teacher shortages, recruitment/retention efforts, and credentials.
Charlotte West provides tips to help you get started on your next CTE story: Start with the data/research, look beyond college, realize that CTE isn’t always what you think it is, and examine trends
Jason Gonzales discusses his experiences reporting on the intersection of CTE and race as a journalist of color and provides reporting tips.
Twenty-first century career and technical education (CTE) bears no resemblance to the oft-derided “shop class” of decades past
Decades of practice and history in workforce development and career education mean an endless trove of research for reporters to explore
The relative newness of modern CTE means a wealth of coverage opportunities for education reporters, including local innovations
The evolution of career and technical education has also meant the emergence of a new vocabulary