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Content Area: 21st-Century Life and Careers
9.4 Career and Technical Education
ContentArea 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.4 Career and Technical EducationAll students who complete a career and technical education program will acquire academic and technical skills for careers in emerging and established professions that lead to technical skill proficiency, credentials, certificates, licenses, and/or degrees. (For descriptions of the 16 career clusters, see the Career Clusters Table.)
Strand G. Government & Public Administration Career Cluster
Pathway (1) Governance
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking: Critical and creative thinking strategies facilitate innovation and problem-solving independently and in teams.
9.4.12.G.(1).1 Use research and organizational skills to identify factual information applicable to matters of public policy.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.G.(1).2 Develop and articulate reasoned, persuasive arguments to support public policy options or positions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Leadership and Teamwork: Effective leadership and teamwork strategies foster collaboration and cooperation between business units, business partners, and business associates toward the accomplishment of organizational goals.
9.4.12.G.(1).3 Select appropriate political processes to build consensus and resolve differing opinions and positions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities: Legal responsibilities, professional ethics, and codes of conduct affect management practices, business performance, and regulatory compliance, as well as the confidence of customers, business partners, and investors.
9.4.12.G.(1).4 Design policy advocacy strategies to gain support for changes in policies, laws, regulations, ordinances, programs, or procedures.