Racial and ethnic equity gaps in postsecondary career and technical education: considerations for online learning

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High-quality career and technical education [CTE] programs offered by community and technical colleges can offer students a path to well-paying careers. Many of these programs shifted online because of the coronavirus pandemic, and many will remain online. Structural racism and other systemic inequalities can limit access to and success in online career and technical education programs for students of color, especially Black, Latinx, and Indigenous students. This brief describes equity gaps for students of color in CTE programs and offers a framework for improving outcomes at the course,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Equity; Vocational education and training; Disadvantaged; Demographics; Outcomes

Keywords: Ethnicity; Minority group; Postsecondary education; Technical education and training; Online learning; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Urban Institute, 2021

Physical description: 19 p.

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https://www.urban.org/research/publication/racial-and-ethnic-equity-gaps-postsecondary-career-and-technical-education

Statement of responsibility: Thersa Anderson, Amanda Briggs, Shayne Spaulding, Eboni Zamani-Gallaher and Daniel Lopez

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 143.1109

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