The Perkins Act provides funds to states to support the academic and technical preparation of youth, build career pathways from secondary to postsecondary education, strengthen connections with employers and improve accountability. AYPF is particularly interested in how states and school districts support career pathways and ensure success for traditionally underserved youth.
- October 8, 2019
Betsy Brand stresses the importance of afterschool programs to help youth develop college and career readiness skills.
- July 23, 2019
Thomasena Thomas writes about Perkins V, a legislation that aims to increase learner access to high-quality CTE programs.
- February 5, 2019
Betsy Brand discusses the important role CTE plays in preparing youth for workforce success.
- September 25, 2018
Betsy Brand examines the role and impact national service programs have on improving student outcomes.