U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is off to South America this week, where she will be part of the U.S. delegation of the first-ever G-20 meeting of education ministers.
Recently in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Category
September 04, 2018
July 25, 2018
Momentum behind reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act has grown in recent weeks, after a lobbying effort by the Trump administration on Capitol Hill.
July 23, 2018
Last reauthorized in 2006, the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act is a $1.1 billion program that provides grants to states.
July 17, 2018
The Trump administration may soon get its wish when it comes to one of its major education policy priorities: a Senate-approved overhaul of federal career and technical education law.
June 26, 2018
The Senate bill to reauthorize the federal law for career and technical education would give states more power over setting goals. The Trump administration backs the legislation.
June 24, 2018
The House passed a career and technical education bill last summer, and the Trump administration is pushing for the Senate to do the same.
June 22, 2018
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.
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.