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  • Labor Announces 2014 WIA Incentive Grant Opportunity

    Eight states have qualified to receive a portion of the incentive grant awards established under WIA by exceeded performance levels during the 2012 program year under WIA title IB and title II.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/16/2014 2:16:45 PM

  • GAO Finds Gaps in WIA Job Training Data

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report analyzing Workforce Investment Act (WIA) job training outcomes and data, noting difficulties in tracking training-related employment outcomes in particular.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/26/2014 9:36:28 AM

  • Business Roundtable Promotes Pathways, Postsecondary and Industry Alignment

    Through member CEO feedback and interviews with education and workforce development experts, the Business Roundtable (BRT) has identified five priorities for developing a highly skilled workforce that focus on pathways and alignment to help students move through education and into the workforce with valued credentials.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 10/21/2013 3:48:54 PM

  • What's the Future of Digital Badges?

    As learning expands beyond the classroom into the digital space, a recent report from the Alliance of Excellent Education asks how skills and competencies can be assessed through digital badges.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 9/30/2013 5:02:18 PM

  • 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

  • 15 States Eligible to Receive Additional CTE Funding

    States who met performance targets in both their workforce investment systems and adult education programs became eligible to receive additional funding under an "incentive grants" program in the Workforce Investment Act. The funds may be used to improve the workforce and adult education system as well as CTE programs under the Perkins Act.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/6/2013 8:26:07 AM

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