• Providing Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Colleges and Universities More Time
    Sep 27, 2016  - The clock is ticking on schools, small businesses, and charitable organizations across the country. In two short months, the Department of Labor’s extreme and partisan overtime rule will go into effect. Despite repeated warnings of harmful consequences, the administration looks determined to enforce... More
  • Improving Public Safety, Providing Vulnerable Youth a Second Chance
    Sep 20, 2016  - Every child deserves an opportunity to achieve a lifetime of success. That’s exactly why Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) and Ranking Member Bobby Scott (R-VA) introduced the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act (H.R. 5963). Approved by the committee last week, the bipartisan legisl... More
  • A Better Way for Vulnerable Youth
    Sep 14, 2016  - House lawmakers came together yesterday to provide more men and women A Better Way by strengthening career and technical education. Today, the committee is focused on another solution that will help individuals achieve a lifetime of success—individuals like Sloane Baxter. As a teenager, Sloane was o... More
  • A Better Way Through CTE Reform
    Sep 13, 2016  - From speaking out in Sunday school to reciting Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches, Johnelle Simpson II was born a leader and public speaker. But the thought never crossed his mind that he could turn his childhood experience into a fulfilling career. That was before a teacher and student counselo... More
  • A CTE Home Run
    Sep 2, 2016  - When Jasmine Morgan began her freshman year at Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia, a teacher recognized Jasmine’s talents and encouraged her to enroll in the marketing and entrepreneurship courses the school offered through its career and technical education (CTE) program. Jasmine quickly ... More
  • Success Through CTE
    Aug 25, 2016  - From electrical engineering to aeronautical re-manufacturing, career and technical education (CTE) plays an important role in helping students explore and pursue a career path in a wide variety of fields. Alex Wolff’s story is just one example. While attending school in Santa Barbara, California, Al... More
  • Another CTE Success Story
    Aug 18, 2016  - Meet Rob Griffin. When Rob began school at Dalton High in Whitfield County, Georgia, he became interested in a series of engineering courses the school offered as an elective. It was these courses that would start Rob on the path to a fulfilling and successful career. Like many career and technical ... More