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Education Week: U.S. House introduces career and technical education law

Source: Education Week Legislation to overhaul the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act was introduced on Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill is similar in several respects to legislation the House passed last year that … Continue reading

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U.S. House passes bill to strengthen career and technical education

Source: U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee Republican and Democratic members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce praised House passage of H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, on Tuesday, September 13. … Continue reading

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Career and technical education teacher shortage must be addressed with a sense of urgency

[NOTE: Troy Haugen is today’s guest blogger for the Capitol Connections. Haugen is a member of the Career and Technical Educator Licensing Advisory Task Force, representing the Perkins Consortium Leaders. We are hopeful that this task force will address the … Continue reading

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Career and Technical Educator Licensing Advisory Task Force holds inaugural meeting

The Career and Technical Educator Licensing Advisory Task Force held its first meeting Thursday, August 11, at the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) in Roseville. The 2016 Legislature created the Task Force to review and make recommendations to increase the … Continue reading

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U.S. House Committee unanimously approves bipartisan bill to strengthen career and technical education

Source: U.S. Education & the Workforce Committee WASHINGTON, D.C. | July 7, 2016 – The House Committee on Education and the Workforce today approved H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Introduced by Reps. … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Committee OKs Senate Omnibus Education Policy Bill, excludes LIFO provision

Compared to the House Education Innovation Policy Committee, the Senate Education Committee took longer, entertained more amendments and made more changes in the last hours of their omnibus education policy bill (SF 1495) on Friday — all under a threat by … Continue reading

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