Discussions about how to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, which is the single largest source of federal funds for American high schools, have ramped up recently in Congress.
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June 22, 2018
May 24, 2018
The department has created a new, $3 million grant program aimed at helping states provide apprenticeships in STEM fields (that's science, technology, engineering, and math) during high school.
April 25, 2018
Introduced with bipartisan support, a new bill seeks to boost the supply of good career-and-technical-education teachers.
June 22, 2017
Like the Every Student Succeeds Act, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act gives more decision-making and funding authority to states.
May 17, 2017
The measure moves on to the full House for consideration, and could become the first major education legislation sent to President Donald Trump this Congress.
May 16, 2017
A bill to reauthorize the federal law governing career- and technical-education programs has been introduced and will soon be considered in the House education committee chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C.
May 16, 2017
Tim Kelly, a GOP member of the state legislature, told the Detroit News he expects DeVos to tap him as assistant secretary of technical and adult education.
May 04, 2017
The legislation introduced Thursday to revamp the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act is similar to a bipartisan bill that passed the House last year.
September 23, 2016
On Thursday, the House passed the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act of 2016 by a vote of 382-29. It's a proposed retooling of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, which was first passed in 1974.
February 12, 2016
Previous iterations of the $1 billion grant program haven't been well received by Congress, though.