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  • Take Action: House Takes up Perkins Funding Bill This Week

    This week, the House Appropriations Committee will begin consideration of its Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill, which will include funding for Perkins! Federal support for CTE is far below what is necessary to meet the needs of local CTE programs and the students they serve. Since 2010, Perkins funding has been reduced by over $100 million, with the threat of further cuts through sequestration for the 2013-14 school year.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 7/26/2013 4:43:33 PM

  • PARCC Meeting Highlights Teachers’ Insights on Testing Initiative

    On July 15, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) convened to report on progress of activities as the organization moves forward to develop assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 7/23/2013 2:54:12 PM