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  • 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

  • House Appropriators Challenge Duncan on CTE Budget Proposal

    Secretary Duncan appeared before the House appropriations subcommittee to discuss the Administration’s FY 2015 budget request for education. Appropriators pressed him on why the proposal does not include any new investments in Perkins.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 5:16:50 PM

  • Perkins Funding Letters Get Big Support in House and Senate

    ACTE applauds the 93 members of the House of Representatives and 25 Senators who have helped to champion federal funding for CTE. If your legislator(s) signed, take a moment to express your appreciation.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/21/2014 4:28:29 PM

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