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
ACTE hosted a media briefing on the Perkins Act to provide
reporters with foundational information about the law and reauthorization process
while raising awareness of our members’ priorities before staff from major
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/16/2014 9:55:26 AM
On April 7, a bi-partisan
group introduced the “Perkins
Modernization Act of 2014” to add language to Perkins focusing on the use of labor-market data
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/10/2014 6:39:34 AM
The House Education and the Workforce Committee held a field hearing in Mesa, AZ featuring two panels with witnesses coming from four- and two-year public postsecondary institutions, for-profit postsecondary institutions, local government and business and industry. The focus of the hearing was the role partnerships between business and industry and education institutions play in ensuring career training programs are aligned to industry needs and students are able to find employment.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/21/2014 8:17:36 AM
The House Education and the Workforce Committee held a hearing in Las Vegas, NV to discuss the Perkins CTE Act reauthorization and CTE's benefits to students and employers. The hearing focused primarily on CTE funding and connecting CTE programs with business and industry and between secondary and postsecondary institutions.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/19/2014 4:30:35 PM
The House Committee on Education and the Workforce held its second hearing on reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. While the first hearing back in September offered a general overview of how current law is working for states and local school districts, yesterday’s hearing focused on more specific areas of reform.
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/25/2013 9:48:48 AM
This week, the bipartisan
Congressional CTE Caucus held a briefing for congressional staffers to discuss Perkins
reauthorization from the perspective of different CTE stakeholders. ACTE has organized a CTE
school visit for congressional staff later this month at the Arlington Career
Center in Arlington, VA. Additionally, the House
Education and the Workforce Committee will hold its
second reauthorization hearing on Tuesday, November 19.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/21/2014 4:25:12 PM
President Barack Obama visited Brooklyn’s Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-Tech) last Friday to tour the school and deliver remarks on the “Next Generation of Middle Class American Workers and Entrepreneurs." His remarks included priorities for preparing all students to be college and career ready, including career education.
Posted by Application Administrator at 10/28/2013 3:14:43 PM