Category: Federal Legislation

10

May2019
In an amendment offered by Labor-HHS-Education subcommittee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro, funding for the Perkins Basic State Grant program was given an additional $10 million, on top of the $37.4 million increase that passed the subcommittee last week. Read More.

04

May2019
A bipartisan bill called the Gateway to Careers Act would make grant funding available to institutions that are working in partnership with industry stakeholders and community-based organizations to better serve students who need a little extra help to complete their education. Read More.

04

May2019
The order is wide-ranging, but includes several workforce-related components. Read More.

01

May2019
The bill reportedly proposes an additional $37.4 million in FY 2020 for the Perkins Basic State Grant program, which would be approximately a 3% increase over FY 2019 enacted levels, potentially bringing the total appropriation level for the Perkins Basic State Grant program to around $1.3 billion. ... Read More

17

Apr2019
The intent of this new grant program, which was created under the “National Activities” section in Perkins V, is to identify, support, and rigorously evaluate new evidence-based and innovative strategies that improve and modernize career and technical education (CTE) and better prepare students for success in the labor ... Read More

13

Mar2019
After two decades of cuts to skills training programs, the President’s proposed budget for workforce and education programs falls short. This administration has made skills training and workforce development a high profile issue – but the enthusiasm has not been matched with the kind of robust investments workers and businesses ... Read More

06

Mar2019
The federal government recorded a budget surplus in January. But so far this budget year, the total deficit is 77 percent higher than the same period a year ago. Read More

25

Feb2019
Earlier today Advance CTE launched a new website, isupportcte.org, which calls for doubling the investment in Perkins CTE. Read More

23

Jan2019
On January 22, the U.S. Senate approved the TANF Extension Act of 2019 (H.R. 430) following passage of the legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives on January 14. Having passed both chambers, the bill now heads to President Trump's desk for his signature. Read More

22

Dec2018
As Inside Higher Ed reports, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently outlined her priorities for reforming the nation's higher education system. Read More

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