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    2025 Graduates Face New CCMR Certification Standards: What Leaders Must Know

    Stay ahead with 2025's new CCMR certification rules for Texas graduates. Learn crucial updates for educators and administrators now.

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    Texas Education Agency Designates First Three Rural Pathways Excellence Partnerships

    Texas Education Agency designates first Rural Pathways Excellence Partnerships to enhance college and career pathways for rural students

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    Shane Thomas of CareerCraft Joins Key National Group to Improve Work-Based Learning

    CareerCraft's Shane Thomas is shaping the future of work-based learning with his selection to the New Skills Ready Network's elite workgroup

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    Why Labor Market Analysis Matters for CTE Programs

    As school district leadership teams work to implement adequate and effective college, career, and military readiness (CCMR) and career and technical education (CTE) programs, it is important to consider local labor market conditions. A labor market analysis can surface information that can help district leadership have difficult conversations about priorities in CTE strategies, including phasing out or adding new CTE programs. Let’s take a look at why labor market analysis is so important.

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    Press Release: CareerCraft Earns iKeepSafe Privacy FERPA Badge

    iKeepSafe announced that it has awarded a FERPA privacy badge to CareerCraft. CareerCraft helps school districts plan, implement, and monitor college, career, and military readiness programs.

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    New Proposed CCMR Accountability Rules for Industry-Based Certifications

    CCMR rules are changing for industry-based certifications. Here’s what we know.

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    Military Enlistment Will Once Again Count Towards CCMR in Texas

    CCMR rules are changing for military enlistment. CareerCraft’s platform can help you navigate this complex world and plan for the future.

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    New Industry-Based Certification List from TEA

    Here's what you need to know about all the changes made by TEA to their industry-based certification list. The changes will go into effect for the 2022-23 school year.

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    Beginning of Year CTE Compliance Check

    A beginning of the school year Career and Technical Education (CTE) compliance check in Texas, including immediate action items.

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    Federal Funding Available for Launching P-TECH

    Applications are due on August 20, 2021. Information on how and when to apply for federal funding to launch Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools in your school district.

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    Rural Tech Project Selects RSIZ, CareerCraft as Finalist

    Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced the finalists of their national Rural Tech Project, including Austin-based social-good company CareerCraft and their work with the Rural Schools Innovation Zone (RSIZ).