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§ 21-203. Goals of career and technical education programs in public schools

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: March 14, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division IV. Other Education Provisions [Titles 21-End] (Refs & Annos)
Title 21. Career and Technology Education Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Career and Technical Education (Refs & Annos)
Effective: March 14, 2021
MD Code, Education, § 21-203
§ 21-203. Goals of career and technical education programs in public schools
Goals
(a) Career and technical education programs in the public schools shall:
(1) Offer a sequence of academic and occupational courses, career development, and work experience to prepare students to begin careers and to pursue lifelong learning; and
(2) Integrate academic knowledge and occupational competence to enable students to develop the critical thinking, problem solving, employability, and technical skills required to meet the workforce preparation and economic development needs of the 21st century.
Alignment and consistency
(b)(1) Beginning with the 2023-2024 school year, career and technical education programs shall be aligned with the requirements of this section and the system implemented by the CTE Committee established under § 21-207 of this subtitle.
(2) Beginning in fiscal year 2024, the adoption of programs relating to, and the provision of, career and technical education by county boards, the State Board, and community colleges shall be consistent with the system implemented by the CTE Committee.

Credits

Added by Acts 1996, c. 77, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1996. Amended by Acts 2021, c. 36, § 3, eff. March 14, 2021.
MD Code, Education, § 21-203, MD EDUC § 21-203
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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