Department Awards Grants to Six States to Help Enhance Career and Technical Education Programs

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a total of $750,000 in grants to six states to help strengthen and enhance career and technical education (CTE) programs. Indiana, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Nebraska, Florida, and Hawaii have received grants to support partnerships that will create new CTE programs, or adopt existing ones, that will align secondary and postsecondary education courses needed to prepare students for further education and employment.

The grants range from $115,000 to $130,000, and will help the states improve their ability to offer rigorous CTE programs of study. More...