Navigation Links
Obama Budget Level Funds Career Technical Education
Date:5/7/2009

Increase needed to train workforce, stimulate economy

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the White House unveiled its Fiscal Year 2010 budget request, proposing level funding for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act) at $1.3 billion. The Perkins Act is the primary source of federal funding that supports local education programs that connect education and real-world careers. The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) appreciate the level funding proposal, but a stronger investment is needed to meet the growing needs of the students, the economy and the workforce. In order to build a pipeline of skilled workers and address critical education challenges such as reducing the dropout rate, funding for the Perkins Act needs to be at least $1.4 billion for FY 2010 to support secondary and postsecondary career and technical education (CTE) programs.

Recently, ACTE, NASDCTEc and the American Association for Community Colleges sent a joint letter to President Obama requesting an increase in Perkins funding. The letter included broad support from 45 additional organizations including businesses such as Apple Inc., Syngenta, John Deere and First Technologies. The letter also included signatures of eight Career and Technical Student Organizations; and other organizations such as the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council, which focuses on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation's production workers.

Perkins hasn't received an increase in funding since 2002, and funding has actually decreased by $42 million since that time. Enrollment in CTE has increased by 6 million since 1999, with approximately 15.6 million students t
'/>"/>

SOURCE Association for Career and Technical Education; National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. DuPont Statement on Obama Administration Biofuels Interagency Working Group
2. Beverly Hills Surgeon Dr. Payman Simoni Applauds Obama Administration's New Direction in Stem Cell Research
3. Stem Cell Industry Insider Mercedes Walton Discusses President Obamas Stem Cell Executive Order
4. Can Obama Plan Tackle Diabetes Crisis? Epinex Test Could Help
5. Cord Blood America Sees Significant Positives in President Obamas Lifting of Stem Cell Funding Restrictions
6. Environmental Tectonics Corporations BioMedical Divisions Hyperbaric Chambers Address U.S. President Obamas Initiative to Computerize Medical Records
7. Obama Advisor Joins Connecticut and International Scientists at New Haven Stem Cell Symposium
8. Growing Interest in DNA-Based Genetic Testing Among African American with Historic Election of President Elect Barack Obama
9. Cord Blood America Salutes President-Elect Obamas Promise to Lift Restrictions on Stem Cell Research
10. McCain and Obama on Bio-threat Detection and Pandemic Response: QualSec Weighs in
11. PRA International Presents Key Budgeting Strategies at 18th Annual CRO Partnerships Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ... urological and interventional radiology products and services, announced ... as cryotherapy and cryoablation) versus external beam radiotherapy ... of the American Urological Association (MAAUA) Annual Meeting ... "Comparing Relative Effectiveness of Cryosurgery and External Beam ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 18, 2014 ... ) has announced the addition of ... Strategic Business Report" report to ... report analyzes the worldwide markets for ... the following Product Segments: Polymeric Materials, ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Research and Markets has announced the addition ... report to their offering. The ... and in-depth study on the current state of the ... a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, ... analysis is provided for the international markets including development ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... , Sept. 18, 2014  Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: ... entered into a strategic agreement with Merck Animal Health ... The Igenity Dairy Heifer Program consists ... information on the genetic potential of replacement dairy heifers. ... calf is born, and is an excellent tool in ...
Breaking Biology Technology:HealthTronics Announces Data Comparing Cryotherapy Versus Radiation for Treating Prostate Cancer Poster Presented at the American Urological Association Regional Meeting 2Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report 2014 2Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report 2014 3Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014 2Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014 3Merck Animal Health to market Neogen's dairy genomic program 2
... , Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), ... today that it has filed,a request for re-examination of ... European Medicines Agency.,Glybera is a gene therapy for the ... re-examination of,the dossier will be completed by the end ...
... a combination of sophisticated computer modeling and advanced ... team led by the University at Buffalo (UB) ... Technology (NIST), the Molecular Foundry at Lawrence Berkeley ... relatively simple processing flaws can seriously degrade the ...
... 7, 2011 For the first time since stem ... isolated a human blood stem cell in its purest ... regenerating the entire blood system. This breakthrough opens the ... to treat cancer and other debilitating diseases more effectively. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics Files Glybera® European Marketing Application for Re-examination 2Graphene: What can go wrong? new studies point to wrinkles, process contaminants 2"Pure" Human Blood Stem-Cell Discovery Opens Door to Expanding Cells for More Clinical Use 2"Pure" Human Blood Stem-Cell Discovery Opens Door to Expanding Cells for More Clinical Use 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... icy moon of Uranus, is one of the most ... Despite its relatively small size, Miranda appears to have ... the formation of at least three remarkable and unique ... These coronae are visible in Miranda,s southern hemisphere, and ... corona, the largest, has ridges and troughs with up ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Mass. A novel robotic system that can operate ... being tested as part of a biomedical research partnership ... the aim of determining if the robot, in conjunction ... faster, more accurate, less costly, and less discomforting for ... to deliver prostate cancer therapies with greater precision. , ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Space Station ever starts a "frequent flyers" program, fruit ... the orbiting laboratory has hosted increasing numbers of fruit ... the space station in April, and another is scheduled ... is planned to launch in December. , Fruit flies ... world-- and in space. Model organisms can reveal the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Miranda: An icy moon deformed by tidal heating 2Miranda: An icy moon deformed by tidal heating 3Miranda: An icy moon deformed by tidal heating 4Miranda: An icy moon deformed by tidal heating 5Miranda: An icy moon deformed by tidal heating 6Miranda: An icy moon deformed by tidal heating 7Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 2Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 3Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 4Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 5Buzzing with activity: Fruit flies orbit Earth for science 2Buzzing with activity: Fruit flies orbit Earth for science 3Buzzing with activity: Fruit flies orbit Earth for science 4
... abundant in desert regions where fresh water is usually in ... Writing in International Journal of Global Environmental Issues , ... Rotterdam, The Netherlands, has hit on the idea of using ... the water locked in gypsum. Fresh water resources are ...
... 10 Stanley, Inc. (NYSE:,SXE), a leading provider ... federal government, announced today that it has entered ... (Oberon), an,engineering, intelligence operations and information technology services,company. ... in cash,subject to certain working capital and other ...
... Scientists at the Institute of Food Research have detected subtle ... development of tumours. With support from the Food ... they are investigating whether diet could control these changes and ... at changes in 18 genes that play a role in ...
Cached Biology News:Rocky water source 2Stanley to Acquire Oberon Associates 2Stanley to Acquire Oberon Associates 3Stanley to Acquire Oberon Associates 4'Addicted' cells provide early cancer diagnosis 2
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant SCARB2. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = SCARB2...
...
Mouse polyclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant CSRP3. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = 8048...
... HDAC8 Regulation of gene expression ... as DNA methylation, ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling, ... which include the dynamic acetylation and ... residues present in the tail of ...
Biology Products: