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April 19, 2012Newly Released:
The Administration's Proposal for Reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act).
- Investing in America's Future: A Blueprint for Transforming Career and Technical Education [PDF, 846KB]: includes key changes from the current Perkins Act and highlights the administration's proposal for reauthorization that will usher in a new era of rigorous, relevant and results-driven CTE shaped by four core principlesAlignment, Collaboration, Accountability and Innovation.
- A two-page overview [PDF, 160KB] of the Blueprint
- Expanding Successful Career and Technical Education through Career Academies [PDF, 296KB]: an overview of a proposed program that would expose students to rigorous college preparatory and work-based career and technical curricula.
March 23, 2012
- Announcement of Federal Register Notices of Final Waivers and Extension of Project Period for Career and Technical Education Discretionary Grant Programs [MS Word, 26KB]
February 16, 2012