House approves new Perkins Act

September 1997
Techniques: Making Education & Career Connections;Sep97, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p6
Reports on the US House of Representatives' approval of the amended Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act which preserves separate federal funding for vocational education. Significant changes; Senate's consolidated bill; Response by the American Vocational Association.


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