Category: Federal Legislation

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Dec2017
As we previously reported, this measure is the House Republican proposal to reauthorize federal higher education policy. There are a number of proposed changes to the existing higher education law that would impact postsecondary CTE, but ACTE is concerned that the bill does not adequately address issues of access and ... Read More

19

Dec2017
Recently, a bipartisan coalition of 237 members of House of Representatives sent a letter to the leaders of Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee urging them to act on Perkins reauthorization. Read More

13

Dec2017
Just before the previous Continuing Resolution (CR) for FY 2018 funding would have expired on December 8, Congress cleared a two-week extension of government funding. Funds will continue to flow at current levels until December 22 in order to allow more time for an agreement on FY 2018 funding levels ... Read More

04

Dec2017
On Friday, the Republican members of the House Education and the Workforce Committee announced their long-awaited proposal to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA). Read More

16

Oct2017
The Task Force—representing companies, trade and industry groups, educational institutions, and labor unions—brings to the table substantial workforce development experience in addressing the nation’s skills gap. Read More

09

Oct2017
The biggest question is: Who is going to rebuild Texas? The answer is probably immigrants, many of whom will be undocumented. Read More

09

Oct2017
Community colleges are seeking to address a mismatch between employer needs and the skill levels of available workers nationally. Read More

09

Oct2017
What can Democrats in Congress do to make the best of a bad hand in pushing their education agenda—and where does the president fit in? Read More

26

Sep2017
Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) introduced a bipartisan resolution to encourage investment in education and training for American workers by designating September 2017 as “National Workforce Development Month.” Read More

22

Sep2017
Congressional Democrats recently unveiled a bill aimed at making child care more accessible, the Child Care for Working Families Act. Read More

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