Career-Education Law Receives Bipartisan Senate Approval

July 3, 2018

In a unanimous vote last week, the Senate education committee agreed to update the law governing $1 billion in yearly spending on career and technical education. States would also be able to set their own goals for career and technical education, which is a departure from the law’s current iteration. In addition, the bill would outline “core indicators” for students who focus in career and technical education, including graduation rates or the proportion of students who move forward to either postsecondary education or advanced skills training.

More on the Perkins Career and Technical Education law is available on the Inside Higher Ed website.