President George W. Bush re-authorized the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006.
October 2006, President
George W. Bushre-authorized the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement
Act of 2006, which provides federal funding for vocational programs. Changes
regarding accountability for career and technical education programs are now
going into effect - they require that all such programs (secondary and
post-secondary) lead to an industry-recognized credential.
Vocational Program Accountability Goes Into Effect
September 1, 2007