Category: Federal Legislation

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Jan2016
The U.S. Department of Labor released its comments on the President's budget for Fiscal Year 2016. In 2014, Congress passed important improvements to the nation's job training system with the bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Read More

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Dec2014
Administration’s Job-Driven Training Action Plan, released July, 2014 Read More

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Sep2014
This page will be updated to reflect newly developed materials, including responses to frequently asked questions.   Read More

03

Sep2014
The Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) WIOA Resource Page, including email for submission of questions: AskAEFLA@ed.gov.   Read More

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