U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Commends Passage of Perkins Act

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Commends Passage of Perkins Act

Bill Expands Opportunities for Students and Supports Continued Economic Growth

July 25, 2018

WASHINGTON--U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement after final passage of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act:

This is an important day for America's students, workers and our economy. Congress came together to expand educational pathways and opportunities and give local communities greater flexibility in how best to prepare students for the jobs of today and tomorrow. I look forward to seeing President Trump sign this bill into law and make yet another important investment in our future.