Examining High School Career and Technical Education Programs and the Postsecondary Outcomes of CTE Students in the Round Rock Independent School District
This report from Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Southwest describes CTE participation and postsecondary outcomes for the Round Rock Independent School District (ISD). In addition to this longitudinal study, the report examines the alignment of high school career and technical education (CTE) programs in Central Texas with the region’s high-wage, in-demand career pathways. In addition, the report
The report covers the 2012/13–2017/18 academic school years, a time when the Austin metropolitan area in Central Texas was ranked as the nation’s strongest economy. As Central Texas works to rebuild its economy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the findings can inform recommendations for strengthening CTE and its alignment with the local labor market.