Perkins Coalition sends Letter to Congress with 350 Organizations in Support of Perkins Reauthorization

NUDGE ON CAREER EDUCATION: A coalition of 350 businesses and organizations is sending a letter to members of Congress today prodding them to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. The letter encourages Congress to align career and technical education program to the needs of local labor markets. It also encourages the use of “industry-recognized” credentials. Signers include Fortune 500 companies such as IBM. The letter: