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Despite policymakers’ efforts to integrate and align core academics with career technical education, the two disciplines remain stubbornly separate in many states. This NASBE policy update outlines incentives the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides for states to propel students toward postsecondary success, and it notes three states—Kentucky, Tennessee, and California—that are making significant headway.


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