This week the White House unveiled its 2021 fiscal year budget proposal. The $4.8 trillion proposal included a $900 million increase in funding for career and technical education (CTE) programs. U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stated that “we’re asking for new resources for career and technical education to ensure every student in America has access to skills training to help them prepare for successful careers.”
Additionally, the proposal:
The Automotive Service Association (ASA) provides multiple resources and educational opportunities for its members. CTE programs have helped students nationwide successfully pursue opportunities directly after high school or following a postsecondary education.
To view the press release from the U.S. Department of Education, click here.