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GetREAL op-ed in today's Sac Bee
Sacramento Bee , July 24, 2008

Assembly Education Democrats Fail California Students
GetREAL Committee, June 26, 2008

Statement from Get REAL on AB 1586 failure
GetREAL Committee, June 26, 2008

Join GetREAL for a Teleconference Call with Senator Torlakson and GetREAL Leadership
GetREAL Committee, June 16, 2008

Dan Walters Column: Education System Reform Needed
The Sacramento Bee , June 11, 2008

Voice Your Support for Career Tech Legislation!
GetREAL Committee, June 10, 2008

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE: SETUP FOR FAILURE
San Diego Union Tribune , June 2, 2008

Contra Costa Times Editorial: Multiple Options Needed for Students
Contra Costa Times , May. 31, 2008

GetREAL Featured in Dan Walters' Column
Sacramento Bee , May. 26, 2008

San Francisco Chronicle Article: Putting Career Technical Education in the API, we could improve teaching and learning
San Francisco Chronicle , May. 22, 2008

Join GetREAL's Academic Performance Index (API) TeleConference Call Wednesday May 21, 1:30 PM
GetREAL Committee, May. 20, 2008

Join GetREAL's Academic Performance Index (API) TeleConference Call Wednesday May 21, 1:30 PM
GetREAL Committee, May. 19, 2008

If you are or haven been a teacher, GetREAL needs your help
GetREAL Committee, May. 13, 2008

SacBEE Article: San Juan High School On Cutting Edge of CTE
Sacramento Bee , May. 4, 2008

San Jose Mercury News Article: Ride Wave of Green Collar Jobs
San Jose Mercury News , April 27, 2008

Green Collar Jobs — The Wave of the Future
, April 22, 2008

Earth Day 2008 press conference
video, April 22, 2008

Column: Not all students meant for college
Sacramento Bee , April 11, 2008

Sacramento Bee: GetREAL Featured in Dan Walters Column
Sacramento Bee , April 7, 2008

Lodi News-Sentinel: GetREAL Fights for CTE Constriction Class 
Lodi News Sentinel , April 4, 2008

Lodi Students, Teacher Fight to Save Much-Loved Shop Class
, April 1, 2008

CTE Students feeling unwelcome at California State Fair
Sacramento Bee , March 31, 2008

Fresno Bee: Schools must prepare all students, not just college-bound
Fresno Bee , March 28, 2008

Skilled Worker Gap Affecting AT&T
Reuters , March 26, 2008

GetREAL Co-Chair Jack Stewart in Sac Bee
Sacramento Bee , Feb. 28, 2008

News 10 Story on Statewide Career Technical Education Campaign
KXTV- Channel 10 , Feb. 21, 2008

Career Tech Given New Life at Thurgood Marshall High School Shop Class
San Francisco Chronicle , Feb. 18, 2008

Students in Vocational classes grasp the concepts
San Francisco Examiner , Feb. 4, 2008

OC Register: Hands-On Classes Improve Students Success
Orange County Register , Feb. 2, 2008

Measure J's Goal: More Job Training in Schools
The New York Times , Feb. 1, 2008

In the South Bronx, Robots and Rebirth
GetREAL commentary , Jan. 18, 2008

Career Technical Education — Teaching the future of agriculture
GetREAL commentary , Jan. 18, 2008

Future of Ag lies in Career Tech
California Farm Bureau , Jan. 16, 2008

GetREAL Reaction to 2008 State of the State
GetREAL Committee, Jan. 8, 2008

A third of the state's students don't graduate, and society may be paying for it with violent crime
San Jose Mercury News , Dec. 13, 2007

Riverside Press Enterprise: Increasing graduation rate leads to less crime
Riverside Press Enterprise , Dec. 12, 2007

Fresno Bee Editorial: More Career Technical Education
The Fresno Bee , Dec. 9, 2007

Career Tech article in Philadelphia Inquirer
Philadelphia Enquirer , Dec. 7, 2007

Labor says "More Tech Ed"
AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades , Dec. 3, 2007

Seattle Post Intelligencer: Student, state urged to fill the void in the work force
Seattle Post Intelligencer , Nov. 28, 2007

GetREAL Sac Bee Op-Ed
Sacramento Bee , Nov. 24, 2007

LA Times Op Ed: California schools are failing all our kids
Los Angeles Times , Nov. 20, 2007

Walters: A Wide Variety of CTE
Sacramento Bee , Nov. 19, 2007

Capitol Weekly Features Commentary by GetREAL Co-Chairs
Capitol Weekly , Nov. 15, 2007

John Ratzenberger speaks about Career Technical Education
Fox News video, June 27, 2007

Blue-collar jobs are red-hot
KABC-7 video, June 13, 2007

Nurses shortage nears, analyst says
The Sacramento Bee , May. 30, 2007

Railroads look to youth as senior workers retire
The Sacramento Bee , May. 29, 2007

Utilities brace for worker shortage
USA Today , May. 17, 2007

Vocational Training Draws in More Students
KXTV-10 video, May. 15, 2007

Vocational Training Draws in More Students
KXTV-10 article, May. 15, 2007

Governor puts spotlight on career technical education
San Diego Union-Tribune video, May. 5, 2007

Skilled-labor shortage could delay transportation-bonds projects
Political Pulse article, April 20, 2007

Vocational Education Reborn
Contra Costa Times article, April 15, 2007

No Degree Required
San Francisco Chronicle , April 1, 2007

Bills focus on tech ed
The Californian article, March 22, 2007

Good paying jobs without a 4-year degree
San Francisco Chronicle article, March 14, 2007

Vocational ed conflict heating up
The Sacramento Bee article, March 5, 2007

State Launches Campaign to Encourage Technical Careers
KXTV-10 video, Feb. 20, 2007

Schools should prepare students for real-world jobs
The Sacramento Bee article, Oct. 25, 2006

Press Releases

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GetREAL SPI-Dropout NR
GetREAL response to today's report that 32% of California students failed to complete high school, May. 12, 2009

Budget Proposal Could Devastate Career Technical Education
Jan. 9, 2009

You're invited to a screening of "Second Chances - Union Made"
State Building Trades Council , Aug. 5, 2008

‘Reaching the Stars’ CTE Summit Showcases Benefits of Career Technical Education
Jan. 15, 2008