Call to Action


 Check these sites frequently for updates as the US Congress takes up re-authorization of federal CTE legislation. 


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:

These resources are provided to help us all speak with a unified voice to congress and CTE stakeholders. 

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