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Perkins V


In July 2018 Congress reauthorized the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), the federal law overseeing funding of Career and Technical Education. The new law, Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, referred to as “Perkins V,” gives South Dakota an opportunity to align CTE systems and focus on the needs of students, schools, and industry, while implementing a modernized state vision for CTE.

South Dakota will submit a transition plan in May 2019 and a full four-year state plan in April 2020. The Department of Education will be leading stakeholder consultations throughout 2019 to gain input on the new state plan as required by the law.

Questions? Have input? Email DOECTE@state.sd.us.


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Key Secondary Difference
Postsecondary Accountability Changes
Read the Bill
ACTE Perkins V Resources
Advance CTE Perkins Resources
CCSSO Perkins Priorities
Perkins Collaborative Resource Network
South Dakota’s Perkins IV State Plan
Perkins IV Guidance Page
Vo-Tech vs. CTE Infographic