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 Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Improvement Act

NOTICE TO: All Interested Parties


SUBJECT: Notice of Public Hearing

The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act, P.L. 109-270, was passed by Congress and signed into law by the President in August 2006. The purpose of the law is to "help develop more fully the academic, career and technical skills of secondary and postsecondary students", and to "assist students in meeting (the challenging academic and technical) standards, including preparation for high-skill, high-wage or high-demand occupations in current or emerging professions".

The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 – Five Year State Plan for Georgia will be receiving public comment on February 27 and 28. The public hearings are scheduled to provide opportunity for questions and comments in relation to the plan being approved by the State Board of Education.