AWI e-briefs - 07/25/2019 (Plain Text Version)
Perkins V Became Effective July 1
According to the U.S. Dept. of Education (ED), July 1 marked the beginning of a new era in career and technical education as states begin to implement the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V).” The new law which is designed to improve career and technical education (CTE) and help students gain the skills they need to compete for in-demand, high-wage jobs in their communities. As of July 1, the Department had received, reviewed, and approved every state’s Perkins V one-year transition plan.