Category: Federal Legislation

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Mar2017
Members of Congress have reintroduced a bipartisan bill that aims to improve access to higher education for secondary students through dual and concurrent enrollment programs. Read More

09

Jul2016
On July 7, the House Education and the Workforce Committee voted unanimously to approve a Perkins reauthorization bill, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Read More

30

Jun2016
The U.S. Departments of Labor and Education today made publicly available the final rules to implement the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, an historic expansion of opportunity for the nation’s job seekers, workers and employers. Read More

29

Jun2016
On June 28, the House Education and the Workforce Committee announced its much-anticipated bill to reauthorize the Perkins Act, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, sponsored by Reps. Glenn Thompson (R-PA), co-chair of the House CTE Caucus, and Katherine Clark (D-MA). The bipartisan committee bill ... Read More

19

Jun2016
The Effective Apprenticeships Rebuild National Skills (EARNS) Act (S.2945) is broadly supported by employers, labor, education, advocates, researchers and others who are interested in meeting the skill needs of our workers, employers, and economy. Read More

11

Jun2016
Earlier this week, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released “A Better Way: Our Vision for a Confident America,” a blueprint for the policies recommended by the House Republicans’ Task Force on Poverty, Opportunity and Upward Mobility. Read More

20

May2016
On May 18th, Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) introduced the Effective Apprenticeships to Rebuild National Skills (EARNS) Act to expand apprenticeship in the U.S. Read More

17

May2016
The House Education and the Workforce Committee today held a hearing to discuss strategies for Perkins reauthorization that will lift up promising models to serve all students with high-quality CTE. Read More

25

Mar2016
On March 24, a bipartisan group of 55 Representatives sent a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education urging them to ensure that their Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriation invests in necessary job training and adult education programs. Read More

17

Mar2016
Today, 27 Senators sent a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education & Related Agencies urging them to ensure that their Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriations bill invests in job training and adult education programs. Read More

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