Career and Technical Education

Trade school
Technical education
Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act

CTE provides students with real career pathways

CTE blends academic and career skills with hands-on learning, giving students a competitive edge.

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Sustainable, high-quality technical education programs create opportunities for students and communities.
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CTE boosts graduation rates and prepares students for post-secondary education.
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CTE educator voices should be involved at all levels of decision-making.
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Students must have access to up-to-date equipment, support services, and help with certifications.

Bills in Congress

A bill to provide grants to eligible entities to establish, expand, or support dual or concurrent enrollment programs offering career and technical education, and for other purposes


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