A Think Twice Review of:
Hard Work and Soft Skills: The Attitudes, Abilities, and Character of Students in Career and Technical Education
Think Twice - Jun 14, 2018
Publisher/Think Tank - American Enterprise Institute
Author(s) - Albert Cheng and Collin Hitt
A new report from the American Enterprise Institute shows that students in Career and Technical Education programs demonstrate better outcomes than students with similar test scores in academic programs.
Reviewer(s) - James Rosenbaum
The report presents a strong empirical analysis illuminating how students in CTE programs demonstrate better outcomes than students with similar test scores in traditional academic programs. The report suggests that CTE may improve attainments by improving noncognitive skills, and includes “innovative and impressive new indicators of noncognitive behaviors.”