A new round of funding is available for innovative partnerships between community colleges and businesses through the latest round of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/22/2013 11:17:08 AM
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan appeared before the Senate Labor,
Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee this week
to discuss federal funding for education in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/19/2013 12:46:18 PM
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
Recently, both the House and Senate approved their respective budget resolutions for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. These resolutions set the overall discretionary spending caps for the coming fiscal year and establish the total amount of funding that will be available for programs like Perkins.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 4:16:00 PM
The Senate and House approved a Continuing Resolution (CR) that will provide funding for Perkins and other federal programs for the remaining six months of Fiscal Year (FY) 2013. Though the House had previously voted on its own version of the CR last week, they ultimately adopted the version that was passed with bipartisan support in the Senate. The five percent cut that was included in the bill will reduce Perkins funding by approximately $56 million in FY 2013.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 4:12:33 PM
Last week the U.S. Department of Labor announced approximately $6 million in grants for the third round of the Workforce Data Quality Initiative. These funds will enable up to six additional states to build or expand longitudinal databases that connect education and workforce data.
Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 4:02:28 PM