A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to support innovative approaches to career and technical education and redesign the high school experience for students by providing students with equitable access to rigorous, engaging, and relevant real world education through partnerships with business and industry and higher education that prepare students to graduate from high school and enroll into postsecondary education without the need for remediation and with the ability to use knowledge to solve complex problems, think critically, communicate effectively, collaborate with others, and develop academic mindsets.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2016
Length: 20 pages
Mar 17, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 17, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 17, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 2, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1004.
S. 2718 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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