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  • 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

  • Legislative Alert: Ask Your Senators to Sign Perkins Funding Letter

    We need as many senators as possible to sign! Please take a few minutes to help us in this effort.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/1/2014 8:56:45 PM

  • House Leaders Unveil Budget Plan

    On April 1, House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan unveiled his FY 2015 budget resolution, which would cut $5.1 trillion to balance the budget in 10 years.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/1/2014 1:28:35 PM

  • Legislative Alert: Ask Your Representative to Sign House Perkins Funding Letter

    Lawmakers who support CTE will have the opportunity to sign on to a letter to the House Appropriations Committees urging a strong federal investment in Perkins for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015. We need as many members of the House as possible to sign this letter to help ensure that the appropriations committee recognizes the importance of funding CTE. Please take a few minutes to help us in this effort. The deadline for your Member of Congress to sign on is March 31. Contact your representative and urge them to sign today!

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/19/2014 5:01:29 PM

  • Department Announces Start of 2014 i3 Grant Competition

    The U.S. Department of Education announced last week the start of the 2014 Investing in Innovation (i3) grant competition. This next round of i3 grants will provide a total of $134 million to partnerships of schools districts and nonprofit organizations.  The announcement included a new set of grant priorities and a pre-application for the competition’s “development” category.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/18/2014 5:27:31 PM

  • Education and Workforce Training Highlights in President’s Budget

    Last week, the Obama Administration released its budget proposal for FY 2015. We previously reported that the budget proposes to level fund the Perkins Basic State Grant at $1.118 billion in FY 2015. In additional to Perkins, we would like to highlight some other proposals in the budget request that could impact funding for education and workforce training.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/12/2014 3:56:48 PM

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