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  • 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

  • $600 Million Announced for Job-Driven Training Programs

    From existing funds in the Department of Labor, these grants are intended to foster partnerships between community colleges and business and industry to design career training programs and to expand apprenticeship opportunities.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/17/2014 9:36:02 AM

  • CTE Funding Spotlight: HHS Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Grant

    The Department of Health and Human Services is accepting applications for a grant to support the expansion of the behavioral health workforce through education and training for behavioral health-related paraprofessionals.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/16/2014 4:09:07 PM

  • ACTE Responds to Baltimore Sun Editorial

    On behalf of the nation’s more than 200,000 career and technical education professionals, I would like to thank the Baltimore Sun’s staff for their editorial highlighting CTE.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/11/2014 4:01:48 PM

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