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  • $475 Million for Community College-Employer Partnerships

    A new round of funding is available for innovative partnerships between community colleges and businesses through the latest round of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/22/2013 11:17:08 AM

  • Senate Appropriators Wary of Competitive Funding in President’s Budget

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan appeared before the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee this week to discuss federal funding for education in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. 

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/19/2013 12:46:18 PM

  • Duncan Talks 2014 Budget on Capitol Hill

    Following the release of President Obama's Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 budget request on Wednesday, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan appeared before the House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee to defend the Administration's plan for funding education in the coming fiscal year.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/15/2013 4:57:12 PM

  • Administration's Budget Proposal Restores Sequester Cut to CTE Funding but Still Falls Short of Need

    Earlier today, the Obama Administration released its budget proposal for FY 2014. In the budget proposal, the Administration suggests funding Perkins at 1.1 billion, equal to FY 2012 levels, before sequestration.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/15/2013 5:02:17 PM

  • Department of Education Announces 2013 Investing in Innovation Competition

    The U.S. Department of Education announced last week the start of the 2013 Investing in Innovation (i3) grant competition. The announcement included a new set of priorities and a pre-application for the competition’s “development” category.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 5/6/2013 9:28:49 AM

  • House and Senate Pass FY 14 Budgets

    Recently, both the House and Senate approved their respective budget resolutions for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. These resolutions set the overall discretionary spending caps for the coming fiscal year and establish the total amount of funding that will be available for programs like Perkins.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 4:16:00 PM

  • Congress Finalizes FY 2013 Funding Bill With Cut to Perkins

    The Senate and House approved a Continuing Resolution (CR) that will provide funding for Perkins and other federal programs for the remaining six months of Fiscal Year (FY) 2013. Though the House had previously voted on its own version of the CR last week, they ultimately adopted the version that was passed with bipartisan support in the Senate. The five percent cut that was included in the bill will reduce Perkins funding by approximately $56 million in FY 2013.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 4:12:33 PM

  • Grants Spur Workforce-Education Data Linkages

    Last week the U.S. Department of Labor announced approximately $6 million in grants for the third round of the Workforce Data Quality Initiative. These funds will enable up to six additional states to build or expand longitudinal databases that connect education and workforce data.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/15/2013 4:02:28 PM

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