Recently, ACTE provided comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture
regarding a proposed regulation that would establish national nutritional
standards for all foods sold to students in schools.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/19/2013 10:44:43 AM
Following the release of President Obama's Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 budget
request on Wednesday, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan appeared before
the House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
Appropriations Subcommittee to defend the Administration's plan for
funding education in the coming fiscal year.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/15/2013 4:57:12 PM
Earlier today, the Obama Administration released its budget proposal for FY 2014. In the budget proposal, the Administration suggests funding Perkins at 1.1 billion, equal to FY 2012 levels, before sequestration.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/15/2013 5:02:17 PM
The U.S. Department of Education announced last week the start of the 2013 Investing in Innovation (i3) grant competition. The announcement included a new set of priorities and a pre-application for the competition’s “development” category.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/6/2013 9:28:49 AM
It is important to have a career pathway to focus your efforts on one main skill. Choosing a discipline in a CTE curriculum will help you to stay on track.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:59:20 PM
The U.S. Department of Education recently released new details on how they will implement reductions in Perkins funding as a result of sequestration. While we know that Perkins could be cut by a total of$ 56 million if Congress and the Administration are unable to fix the sequester, the department has now specifically outlined the amount of Perkins funding that could be cut on a state-by-state basis.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:54:11 PM
House Workforce Hearing Sets up Contentious Markup The House Committee on Education and the Workforce’s Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training held a hearing yesterday, February 26, to discuss the current state of the workforce system.While the hearing was originally scheduled to discuss the current state of the workforce system, it evolved into a discussion of Rep. Virginia Foxx’s (R-NC) recently introduced Workforce Investment Act (WIA) reauthorization bill, the Strengthening Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act that is considered controversial.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:36:40 PM
In the first State of the Union address of his second term in office, President Obama put forward a sweeping policy agenda that touched on many issues of national importance, including immigration, economic recovery, gun control and CTE.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 3:31:35 PM