Federal	  Policy	  Related	  to	  College	  	  and	  Career	  Readiness!  Kimberly A. Green, NASDCTEc!

                    Outline!!•  Broad policy direction/trends!!•  Budget realities!•  Legislation!–  ESEA!–  WIA!–  Perki...
Broad Policy Priorities/!Trends!
Policy	  influencers                        	  •    Economy	  •    Educa2onal	  a3ainment	  	  •    Global	  compe22on	  • ...
Linking Education toEconomic RecoveryAN ECONOMY THAT WORKS:JOB CREATION AND AMERICA’SFUTURE 
Multiple Pathways to Success•  Harvard School of Education   Pathways to Prosperity project•  Secretary of Education Arne ...
Budget Realities!
FY11 Funding!•  Overall Department of Education   received $4.2 billion increase!•  Perkins Funding Cut - $140,174,822   (...
FY12 Funding!•  President recommended $264 million cut   to Perkins!•  Perkins was essentially flat funded from   FY11!•  A...
FY13 !•  Deficit Reduction Committee!   –  Charged with cutting $1.2 trillion in spending!•  Sequestration?!   –  Automatic...
LEGISLATION !
Relevant FederalPolicy!!!•  Workforce   Investment Act!•  Elementary and   Secondary   Education Act!
Trends in federal policy! •    Competition! •    Innovation! •    Consolidation! •    Cost-benefit analysis! •    Change th...
Administra2on	  Views!While we know that high-qualitycareer and technical educationstrategies have the potential toprepare...
Administra2on	  Views                     	   The	  Obama	  administra/on	  says	  that	  overall,	  data	  about	  career...
Perkins	  Blueprint	       Nine	  Reforms 	  Theme	          Reforms	  Alignment	      Clear	  expecta2ons	  for	  high	  ...
Reactions to theBlueprint! ! •  Change is needed!! •  Themes are sound! •  Concerns:!    –  Equity!    –  Long term implic...
Career AcademyProposal!•    New funding!•    $1 billion over 3 years!•    Fed to state by formula!•    State to local by c...
Next Steps!
What’s Next? !!•  Federal budget!!•  Elections!
Stay informed!! www.careertech.org! ! http://blog.careertech.org/! ! http://www.careertech.org/ legislation/perkins/ perki...
      LEADING	  CHANGE	  TRANSFORMING	  EXPECTATIONS	     MAKING	  THE	  DIFFERENCE	                 	  
Kimberly	  Green	  kgreen@careertech.org	  www.careertech.org	  
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It's an election year! Get updated on what is and isn't happening in the federal policy debates regarding funding, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Workforce investment Act and the early conversations about Perkins reauthorization. Learn about how to get and stay involved!

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Federal policy related to college and career readiness

  1. 1. Federal  Policy  Related  to  College    and  Career  Readiness! Kimberly A. Green, NASDCTEc!
  2. 2. 
 Outline!!•  Broad policy direction/trends!!•  Budget realities!•  Legislation!–  ESEA!–  WIA!–  Perkins!•  Next Steps!
  3. 3. Broad Policy Priorities/!Trends!
  4. 4. Policy  influencers  •  Economy  •  Educa2onal  a3ainment    •  Global  compe22on  •  Evidence  of  success  •  Common  core  state  standards   –  College  and  career  readiness     –  Assessment  
  5. 5. Linking Education toEconomic RecoveryAN ECONOMY THAT WORKS:JOB CREATION AND AMERICA’SFUTURE 
  6. 6. Multiple Pathways to Success•  Harvard School of Education Pathways to Prosperity project•  Secretary of Education Arne Duncan referred to CTE as the neglected stepchild of education reform and expressed an urgent need to change this perception•  CTE has an enormous, if often overlooked impact on students, school systems, and our ability to prosper as a nation.http://www.ed.gov/news/speeches/new-cte-secretary-duncans-remarks-career-and-technical-education
  7. 7. Budget Realities!
  8. 8. FY11 Funding!•  Overall Department of Education received $4.2 billion increase!•  Perkins Funding Cut - $140,174,822 (11.4%)!•  Many federal education programs eliminated!
  9. 9. FY12 Funding!•  President recommended $264 million cut to Perkins!•  Perkins was essentially flat funded from FY11!•  All education programs took an across-the- board cut of 0.189%!
  10. 10. FY13 !•  Deficit Reduction Committee! –  Charged with cutting $1.2 trillion in spending!•  Sequestration?! –  Automatic spending caps from 2014 to 2021! –  Estimates of 7.8% to 8.4% across-the-board cuts!•  President’s Budget Proposal! –  Flat funding for Perkins! –  $1 billion over 3 years for career academies! –  $8 billion over 3 years for community colleges!•  Congress! –  House mark up today! –  Senate flat funded Perkins! –  No new funding!
  11. 11. LEGISLATION !
  12. 12. Relevant FederalPolicy!!!•  Workforce Investment Act!•  Elementary and Secondary Education Act!
  13. 13. Trends in federal policy! •  Competition! •  Innovation! •  Consolidation! •  Cost-benefit analysis! •  Change through policy! –  ESEA waivers! –  Race to the Top Criteria!
  14. 14. Administra2on  Views!While we know that high-qualitycareer and technical educationstrategies have the potential toprepare students for jobs in theknowledge economy, manycareer and technical programshaven t lived up to their promiseof preparing students for careersand college.
  15. 15. Administra2on  Views   The  Obama  administra/on  says  that  overall,  data  about  career  and  technical  educa/on  is  mixed.  There  are   islands  of  excellence,  said  Brenda  Dann-­‐Messier,  assistant  secretary  for  voca/onal  and  adult  educa/on,  but  there  is  s/ll   uneven  quality  around  the  country.    NY  Times  Ar/cle,  July  9,  2011  by  Motoko  Rich  
  16. 16. Perkins  Blueprint   Nine  Reforms  Theme   Reforms  Alignment   Clear  expecta2ons  for  high  quality  programs   More  ac2ve  role  for  states  Collabora2on   Consor2a   Private-­‐sector  match  Accountability   Compe22on   Common  defini2ons   Incen2ves  for  high  performance  Innova2on   State  condi2ons     Innova2ve  and  Transforma2on  Fund  
  17. 17. Reactions to theBlueprint! ! •  Change is needed!! •  Themes are sound! •  Concerns:! –  Equity! –  Long term implications ! –  Other supporting legislation!
  18. 18. Career AcademyProposal!•  New funding!•  $1 billion over 3 years!•  Fed to state by formula!•  State to local by competition!•  Clear definition of an academy!
  19. 19. Next Steps!
  20. 20. What’s Next? !!•  Federal budget!!•  Elections!
  21. 21. Stay informed!! www.careertech.org! ! http://blog.careertech.org/! ! http://www.careertech.org/ legislation/perkins/ perkinsreauthorization.html! !
  22. 22.   LEADING  CHANGE  TRANSFORMING  EXPECTATIONS   MAKING  THE  DIFFERENCE    
  23. 23. Kimberly  Green  kgreen@careertech.org  www.careertech.org  

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