Perkins V Act – Available for education!
Did you know Perkins V funding could be used to buy tests or computers/tablets for testing?
Perkins V, Section 135(a), states that each local recipient receiving funds must be used “... to develop, coordinate, implement or improve CTE programs to meet the needs identified in the comprehensive needs assessment ....”
In addition, Section 135(b)(5), provides that “… elements that support the implementation of career and technical education programs and programs of study and that result in increasing student achievement of the local levels of performance” may include:
(D) appropriate equipment, technology, and instructional materials (including support for library resources) aligned with business and industry needs, including machinery, testing equipment, tools, implements, hardware and software, and other new and emerging instructional materials.
(F) industry-recognized certification examinations or other assessments leading toward a recognized postsecondary credential.
(J) expanding opportunities for students to participate in competency-based education programs.