Perkins Act for Career and Technical Education
July 1, 2019
WASHINGTON—Today, July 1, marks the beginning of a new era in career and technical education as states begin to implement the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st
March 9, 2016
Acting U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. today called on Congress to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, which provides more than $1.1 billion for the nation’s career and technical education programs in grades 7-12 and also in post-secondary institutions.
March 8, 2016
Good afternoon. I'm John King, Acting U.S. Secretary of Education. It's wonderful to be here today. What an amazing place this is—it's incredible to think that this was once an abandoned rec center in downtown Baltimore.