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National Alliance Statement on the Reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act

President Trump signed into law the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins CTE Act) (H.R. 2353). The bill passed with bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate and authorizes more than $1 billion for states to use towards secondary and post-secondary training.

National Alliance Statement on Minnesota Supreme Court Decision Cruz-Guzman v. State of Minnesota

Today, the Minnesota Supreme Court overturned a previous Court of Appeals dismissal of Cruz-Guzman v. State of Minnesota, remanding the case to trial. National Alliance President and CEO Nina Rees released the following statement in response to this misguided decision.

National Alliance Statement on Senate FY2019 Labor, HHS, & Education Appropriations Bill

The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee approved a FY19 spending bill that was approved by the full committee on Thursday. This bill includes $445M in funding for the Charter Schools Program (CSP), an increase of $45M over FY18 but just short of the $450M the House Labor-HHS bill recommended.

National Alliance Statement on House Labor-HHS FY 2019 Appropriations Bill

House Appropriations Committee released its draft fiscal year (FY) 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) funding bill, which includes a $50 million increase for the Charter Schools Program (CSP).