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  • Department of Labor Awards Workforce Data Quality Grants

    Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska and New Jersey will share $6 million under the fourth round of grants to build and expand state longitudinal databases linking education and workforce data.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/13/2014 10:06:10 AM

  • Senate Appropriators Take Up Perkins Funding Bill This Week

    This week, the Senate Appropriations Committee will unveil the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill, which will include Perkins funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015. 

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/12/2014 1:27:09 PM

  • Senate Appropriators Divided on FY 15 Funding Levels for Education

    The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a measure to cap federal discretionary funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education at $156.8 billion for FY 2015.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/23/2014 1:56:58 PM

  • Business and Industry Groups Support Perkins Reauthorization

    This week, more than 200 business, industry, political and trade organizations, along with education groups like ACTE, published a letter demonstrating their support for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. 

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/22/2014 10:46:57 AM

  • New Education and Workforce Development Grants

    The Department of Labor’s “Workforce Innovation Fund Round 2” and the Department of Education’s “First in World” competitions were both unveiled last week. See if you qualify!

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/20/2014 10:47:09 AM

  • House Appropriations Committee Sets FY 15 Funding Levels for Education

    The House Appropriations Committee approved a measure to cap federal discretionary funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education at $155.7 billion for FY 2015.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/8/2014 4:58:06 PM

  • Duncan Defends FY 15 Budget Request with Senate Appropriators

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan went before the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee on April 30, to defend the Administration’s FY 2015 budget request for education.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/2/2014 12:49:33 PM

  • Duncan Pressed on Perkins Blueprint and CTE Funding in Budget Hearing

    Sec. Duncan appeared at House Education and the Workforce Committee to discuss the Administration’s budget plan. The committee had some pointed questions on the department’s Perkins blueprint and budget request for CTE.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/30/2014 9:20:28 AM

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