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Laws and Movements that Impact Education

Carl. D Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act- 1998 & 2006

The purpose of this act is to increase the quality of technical education within the united states in order to help the economy.

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what does this mean for schools and the obstacles they might encounter?

  • They will use the term "career and technical education" rather than " vocational education"
  • Main steam state administration funding at 5% of a state allocation
  • Maintaining the Tech Prep program as a separate federal funding stream within the legislation