FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 6, 2019
Public comment period open for State Plan for Career Technical Education
(Topeka, Kan.) – The Kansas Board of Regents and Kansas State Department of Education are in the process of implementing the new Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) in Kansas. This federal legislation reauthorizes the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV).
The proposed Kansas State Plan for Career Technical Education is available at www.kansasregents.org/CTE. Comments may be submitted through the survey link from Nov. 6, 2019, through Dec. 9, 2019. All comments will be taken into account in the development of the new state plan.
About the Kansas Board of Regents:
The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents is the governing board of the state’s six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges). In addition, the Board administers the state’s student financial aid, adult education, high school equivalency, and career and technical education programs. Private proprietary schools and out-of-state institutions are authorized by the Kansas Board of Regents to operate in Kansas.
Visit the Kansas Board of Regents online at www.kansasregents.org.