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  • WIA Approved, CTE Funds Still at Risk

    After a short markup the Senate HELP Committee approved of the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act by a bipartisan vote of 18-3. The bill includes positive changes, but also still contains the infrastructure funding mechanism which could impact Perkins Act funds.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 7/31/2013 4:56:22 PM

  • WIA Bill Impacts CTE Funding

    Yesterday, Sen. Patty Murray and Ranking Member Johnny Isakson of the Senate Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety introduced the bipartisan Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 2013 (S. 1356). The bill makes changes to the infrastructure funding mechanism of the One-Stop centers, which has ripple effects on Perkins funding.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 7/26/2013 4:44:18 PM

  • Senate Holds WIA Reauthorization Hearing

    On June 20, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee held it first hearing on reauthorizing the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) in the 113th Congress.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 6/26/2013 9:45:03 PM

  • CTE Developments You May Have Missed This Summer

    As CTE stakeholders, you know that summer is not really a break for the educator, and we know that most of you haven’t had the time to keep up with the goings-on of Congress. So, we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you of a few important events from this summer that will affect your classroom.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 12:41:41 PM

  • House Marks up Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization

    The House Education and Workforce Committee met yesterday to mark up the Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4297). Introduced by Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC), the bill would reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 12:09:26 PM

  • House WIA Bill Introduced, Perkins Removed from Consolidation

    The Workforce Investment Improvement Act which was passed by Republicans in the House will prevent Perkins funding from being consolidated into other bills.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 10:11:57 AM

  • House Dems Introduce WIA Reauthorization Bill

    On March 20, Reps. John Tierney (D-MA), Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX) and George Miller (D-CA) introduced legislation to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act. These Democratic leaders on the House Education and Workforce Committee were following the lead of House Republicans, who introduced their own partisan legislation to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act in December.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 10:11:10 AM

  • House WIA Bill Threatens Perkins Funding

    In December, the House Education and Workforce Committee released a bill from Rep. Foxx (R-NC) that, if enacted, would consolidate workforce programs into four funding streams.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/8/2014 11:24:06 AM

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