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  • Duncan Pressed on “Hold Harmless” in Hearing on FY 14 Budget

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan appeared on May 21 before the House Education and the Workforce Committee to discuss the Administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 budget request for the Department of Education. The hearing covered a range of issues from special education to student loan interest rates, but the committee also had some pointed questions for the secretary on the budget plan for CTE.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 5/28/2013 2:21:01 PM

  • House Appropriators Endorse Dangerously Low Funding Levels for Education

    On Wednesday, the House Appropriations Committee approved a measure that caps federal discretionary funding at $966 billion for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. This amount is the maximum discretionary spending allowed under sequestration policy, and represents an $18 billion decrease from current FY 2013 funding.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 5/28/2013 2:19:34 PM

  • Interim National Assessment of CTE Released

    The U.S. Department of Education Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development recently released the interim National Assessment of Career and Technical Education (NACTE). The report focuses on participation, outcomes and international comparisons of secondary CTE.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 5/28/2013 2:19:21 PM