Carl D. Perkins Vocational & Technical Education Act of 1998Legislation
The President signed the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 2006 into law on August 12, 2006. The new Act will provide an increased focus on the academic achievement of career and technical education students, strengthen the connections between secondary and postsecondary education, and improve state and local accountability. The link provided offers current information on the Department's efforts to implement the new Act.
Excerpt from http://www.ed.gov/policy/sectech/leg/perkins/index.html#introLast Modified: 03/16/2007 )