It's easy to remember the federal education proposals that fizzled out or failed to get off the starting line during the last two-plus years. But President Donald Trump did sign a reauthorization of the federal law for career and technical education into law last summer, more than two years after President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Perkins Act Given Another 6 Years of Life In the NewsAugust 20, 2018
After six years of kicking around the official language for an updated Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education bill, Congress and the president have voted and signed the act into law.
A statement from Alliance for Excellent Education President Bob Wise in support of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, which will rewrite the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.
Statement from Gov. Bob Wise in Support of Senate Bill to Rewrite Career and Technical Education Act Press ReleaseJune 26, 2018
This afternoon, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) is scheduled to consider a bill to rewrite the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. The Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed) supports the bill and released the following statement from All4Ed President Bob Wise.
Kaine, Capito Introduce Bill to Reduce Workforce Shortages Through Middle School Pilot Program In the NewsSeptember 14, 2017
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), a member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee and co-chair of the Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, and Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), introduced the bipartisan Middle School Technical Education Program (Middle STEP) Act, legislation that would expose middle school students to CTE programs focused on career exploration.