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Perkins CTE Update Gets Hearing; Federal Student Loan Interest Rates Lowered; Education Secretary Urges Colleges to Remove Barriers for Students with Criminal Background

Legislative Activity Perkins CTE Act Senators Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Bob Casey (D-PA) are working on a bill to rewrite the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. The Perkins Act, which hasn’t been updated since 2006, sets policy on career and technical education. Lawmakers, including House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John … Continue Reading

Career and Technology Education Updates; DOL Overtime Rule; Teacher Impact Grants; War on Transgender Students’ Rights

Legislative Activity Title IX Exemption Transparency This week, Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA) introduced the Transparency in Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination Act, which would require the Department of Education to make publicly available a list of institutions that have applied for, or received exemptions from, the law.  It would also require institutions that have applied for exemptions to … Continue Reading