Despite an overall decline in CTE credits, coursetaking in areas such as communications and health care have increased
|Figure 2. Change in the percentage of public high school graduates earning credits in each occupational area from 1990 to 2009|
*Significantly different (p<.05) from zero.
NOTE: Tabular data for averages and their standard errors are available in Table H126. CTE is defined in the glossary.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study, 1990, 2000, 2005, and 2009. This figure was first published in the NCES Data Point Trends in CTE Coursetaking.