Category: News

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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

29

Jun2016
In spite of these well-documented facts, funding for education continues to fall further behind the needs of students. Read More

28

Jun2016
The ApprenticeshipUSA State Expansion Grants will award 33 grants ranging from $700,000 to $3.2 million to states in order to help expand and integrate apprenticeship opportunities, including through connections with education and workforce systems. Read More

25

Jun2016
Veterans program has grown to 44 college and university partners since inception Read More

20

Jun2016
Career readiness is important to postsecondary students, but 60 percent don’t feel well prepared for the workforce, according to a survey from McGraw-Hill Education. 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

19

Jun2016
Unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.4 percent. Read More

18

Jun2016
Each grant will provide between $3 and $4 million to representatives from the public workforce system, including local community colleges, as well as partners including economic development agencies, employers and community- or faith-based organizations. Read More

18

Jun2016
The Texas Association of Business wants the state to offer a full school day of taxpayer-funded pre-K and plans to push lawmakers in that direction next year, the group announced this week. Read More

17

Jun2016
The Dallas Business Journal submitted several questions to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Read More

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