The Senate HELP Committee will meet on June 26, 2018, at 2:30 PM. They are scheduled to review a new draft of legislation to reauthorize the Perkins Act. Stay tuned for alerts and calls to action.
The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins IV) is due for re-authorization. The US House of Representatives passed House Resolution 2353, their version of the new Career and Technical Education law, and forwarded it to the Senate, which sent it to their HELP Committee (Health, Education, Labor and Pensions) to address any changes or additions needed.
Because H.R. 2353 does not specify Family and Consumer Sciences as a permissible use of funds, The Coalition has initiated an advocacy campaign to ensure Family and Consumer Sciences is specified in the final version. Actions to take:
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