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ERIC Number: ED515880
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Aug
Pages: 184
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998. Report to Congress on State Performance, Program Year 2005-06
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education
The "Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998" (commonly referred to as "Perkins," "Perkins III," or "the Act" and referred to hereafter as Perkins III) requires, in Sec. 113(c)(3)(C), that the secretary provide the appropriate committees of Congress copies of annual reports received by the U.S. Department of Education (Department) from each eligible agency that receives funds under "Perkins III". Sec. 113(c)(3)(A) of Perkins III further requires the secretary to make the information contained in such reports available to the general public. To meet this obligation, the Department is providing the data in both hard copy and digital (on the Internet) formats. This report contains information on states' progress in achieving their adjusted performance levels--negotiated with and approved by the Department--on the core indicators of performance listed in Sec. 113(b)(2)(A) of "Perkins III": (1) Student attainment of challenging state-established academic, vocational and technical skill proficiencies, hereafter referred to as academic and skill attainment; (2) Student attainment of a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, a proficiency credential in conjunction with a secondary school diploma, or a postsecondary degree or credential, hereafter referred to as completion; (3) Placement in, retention in, and completion of, postsecondary education or advanced training, placement in military service, or placement or retention in employment, hereafter referred to as placement and retention; and (4) Student participation in and completion of career and technical education programs that lead to nontraditional training and employment, hereafter referred to as nontraditional programs. Appended are: (1) Allocation of Title I Funds to Secondary and Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Under "Perkins III", Corresponding to PY 2005-06; (2) States' Definitions of "Concentrator" in Secondary and Postsecondary Career and Technical Education, PY 2005-06; (3) States' Measurement Approaches for "Perkins III" Secondary and Postsecondary Academic Skills and Vocational Skills Attainment; and (4) Individual State Data Profiles, PY 2005-06. A glossary of terms is also included. (Contains 13 figures, 12 tables, and 24 footnotes.) [For "Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998. Report to Congress on State Performance, Program Year 2004-05", see ED504173.
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 202-245-7700; Fax: 202-245-7838; e-mail: ovae@ed.gov; Web site: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/index.html
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act 1998
IES Cited: ED505084