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Perkins

PERKINS:

  • Perkin’s funds are to be used for program improvement of vocational programs. The funds cannot supplant.
  • Incorporates secondary education and postsecondary education elements;
  • Includes coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant career and technical content in a coordinated, non-duplicative progression of courses that align secondary to postsecondary education;
  • May include opportunity for secondary education students to gain postsecondary education credits through dual or concurrent enrollment programs or other means; and
  • Leads to an industry-recognized credential or certificate at the postsecondary level or an associate or baccalaureate degree.
  • Has a data component
  • A few things we cannot purchase with Perkins funding: awards and memorabilia, contributions and donations, general advertising, maintenance, supplies and repairs.
  • Generally, we are making these decisions in February-March.