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  • House Appropriators Challenge Duncan on CTE Budget Proposal

    Secretary Duncan appeared before the House appropriations subcommittee to discuss the Administration’s FY 2015 budget request for education. Appropriators pressed him on why the proposal does not include any new investments in Perkins.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 5:16:50 PM

  • Obama Administration Announces Youth CareerConnect Grant Winners

    Totaling $107 million, the grants were awarded to local education agencies, postsecondary institutions, workforce investment boards, and employers to integrate real-world experience with classroom learning.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 5:33:30 PM

  • House Committee Approves Two Education Bills

    On April 8, the House Education and the Workforce Committee approved two bi-partisan bills, focusing on charter schools and education research.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 3:12:22 PM

  • VP Biden Announces National Apprenticeship Partnerships

    The newly announced Registered Apprenticeship – College Consortium (RACC) will work to expand articulation agreements between Registered Apprenticeships and postsecondary institutions to offer more opportunities for accelerated postsecondary education.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 2:07:07 PM

  • Perkins Funding Letters Get Big Support in House and Senate

    ACTE applauds the 93 members of the House of Representatives and 25 Senators who have helped to champion federal funding for CTE. If your legislator(s) signed, take a moment to express your appreciation.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/21/2014 4:28:29 PM

  • Administration Leadership Changes at Ed & Labor

    OCTAE Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier announces her departure, while the new ETA Assistant Secretary Portia Wu is confirmed by Senate.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/6/2014 9:01:37 PM

  • House Holds Hearing on Non-Trad Students

    In likely their final hearing on higher education issues before reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, Ed and Workforce committee members discussed issues like articulation agreements, competency based education, and regulations affecting contemporary students.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/4/2014 3:18:21 PM

  • Legislative Alert: Ask Your Senators to Sign Perkins Funding Letter

    We need as many senators as possible to sign! Please take a few minutes to help us in this effort.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/1/2014 8:56:45 PM

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