ERIC Number: ED256926
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Oct-19
Reference Count: N/A
Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act. Public Law 98-524.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.
This document contains the text of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act, enacted October 19, 1984 to amend the Vocational Education Act of 1963. Following an introductory section which states the purpose of the act and authorizes appropriations, the Act is organized in five sections (titles). Title I specifies vocational education assistance to the states and allots state organizational and planning responsibilities. Title II describes basic state grants for vocational education, including uses of funds for vocational education opportunities and program improvement and innovation. Title III authorizes special programs, such as support for community-based organizations; consumer and homemaker education; adult training, retraining, and employment; comprehensive career guidance and counseling programs; and industry-education partnerships for high-technology training. Title IV of the Act authorizes national programs such as research programs, demonstration programs, the Vocational Education and Occupational Information Data Systems, the National Council on Vocational Education, bilingual training programs, and contains general provisions for distribution of assistance. The final title contains the general provisions for administration of the Act, including Federal administrative provisions, and definitions. (KC)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Educational Planning, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Job Development, Job Training, Minority Groups, Postsecondary Education, Program Improvement, Retraining, Secondary Education, State Federal Aid, State Programs, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational Education Act 1984