Following up on feedback she received from town hall meetings between the Department and state CTE directors, the Secretary has decided to use transition authority to provide an extension for states that need additional time to submit their Perkins V state plans, allow states and local Perkins recipients to receive ... Read More
In an effort to support our Texas communities and families, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott approved the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) request to temporarily suspend compliance with several state laws that impair the ability to maintain child care services, especially child care services for essential frontline workers in relation ... Read More
The Perryman Group developed a plausible scenario for estimating the ultimate effects of the coronavirus based on a variety of public and private source materials (further described in the US report). Read more.
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), in an effort to support our working community and families affected by COVID-19, will distribute $40,000,000 of supplemental child care. These funds will allow local Workforce Development Boards to provide child care to the new COVID-19 Essential Workers, and, pending approval of a ... Read More
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Saturday that he is waiving certain requirements for Texas nurses in an effort to meet the state’s growing need for health care workers during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Read more.