Carl Perkins was cited because of its popularity, although it actually will receive its funding under a different bill for Department of Education programs that is expected to be considered later this year.
H.R. 1261 provides funding for one-stop workforce programs under the Department of Labor.
ACTE is no longer opposing the reauthorization bill; an amendment offered by Rep. John Kline (R-MN) now prevents governors from using money for programs to pay for administrative costs.
The legislation has passed the House and has been sent to the Senate HELP Committee Subcommittee on Employment, Safety and Training for its consideration.
To read H.R. 1261, click here, and enter the bill number in box at the upper left.
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