U.S. Representative James Langevin and Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson each wrote op-eds that may be of interest to those in career and workforce development. Both representatives were awarded the 2020 NCDA Legislative Award in July for their work as co-chairs of the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus and introducing the Counseling for Career Choice Act late last year.
The Thompson op-ed is notable because it specifically calls out the Counseling for Career Choice Act and its importance.
Pandemic underscores demand for career and technical education - By Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-Pa.), Opinion Contributor, 09/09/20
The Langevin op-ed does not specifically mention the Act, but still might be interesting to some members.
Back to virtual apprenticeships? - By Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), opinion contributor, 09/10/20
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