Reps Raja Krishnamoorthi and Glenn Thompson and 237 Representatives urge the Senate to reauthorize the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act
McCaskill, Inhofe Lead Bipartisan Call for Congressional Action to Renew Career and Technical Education Programs.
59 Senators call for reauthorization of Perkins program which funds career and technical education
On October 12th, 2017, U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma are leading a bipartisan group of 57 other Senators in calling on Senate leaders to renew the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, which provides funding for critical career and technical education. Full text of letter is HERE. Press Release Here
May 16th 2017 Perkins Coalition Letter Sent to House Education and the Workforce Committee
Prior to the Committee markup, businesses, manufacturers, building and construction trades, education groups, unions, civil rights groups, and technology firms sent a Coalition Letter in support of reauthorization of the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.
Sign on for Updated 2017 Letter in Support of Reauthorization of Perkins CTE
Please sign on to the updated letter in support of the reauthorization of Perkins CTE. The content of the letter is similar to earlier versions, but the letter is updated to reflect the new House Chair of Education and the Workforce and other conforming changes.