Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
Two-Year and Community College Education Division
Carl D. Perkins - Policy Information
The President signed the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 into law on August 12, 2006. The new Act will provide an increased focus on the academic achievement of career and technical education students, strengthen the connections between secondary and postsecondary education, and improve state and local accountability. This page provides current information on the Department's efforts to implement the new Act.