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House Committee Advances Career and Technical Education Reform, AGC Calls for Swift Passage

Send a letter to Congress in Support of H.R. 2353 This week the House Committee on Education and the Workforce advanced the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, which would reform career and technical education. Please contact your U.S. representative and urge them to support this legislation which aligns programs with […]

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AGC Supported Career and Technical Education Bill introduced in Congress, AGC Calls for Swift Passage

Legislation reauthorizing and updating the Perkins Act was introduced in Congress today. The legislation, the Strengthening Career And Technical Education For The 21st Century Act, is similar to an AGC-supported bill that passed the House of Representatives overwhelmingly last year but failed to advance in the Senate. AGC remains hopeful that Congress will finally finish […]

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AGC Urges Congress to Close the Skills Gap

AGC, along with a coalition of stakeholders, is urging Congress to reauthorize and reform the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins) through a multi-industry letter. Perkins is an existing program that helps students prepare for secondary and postsecondary education by providing access to federal dollars to offset the cost of career and […]