Perkins Legislation
Policy Guidance

The Division of Academic and Technical Education (DATE) issues program memoranda and non-regulatory guidance to help states effectively implement Perkins IV.

Perkins IV Non-Regulatory Guidance Compiled Q&A, released June 4, 2015
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Perkins IV Non-Regulatory Guidance Q&A -Version 4.0, released April 24, 2015
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Perkins IV Non-Regulatory Guidance Q&A -Version 3.0, released June 2, 2009
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Perkins IV Non-Regulatory Guidance Q&A -Version 2.0, released June 7, 2007
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Perkins IV Non-Regulatory Guidance Q&A -Version 1.0, released Jan. 9, 2007
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2015 State Allocations
Estimated Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) and Request for Conforming Revisions to State Plans, Including Budgets (OMB Approval Number 1830-0029), released March 24, 2015
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2014 State Allocations
Revised Federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released March 4, 2015
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Revised Estimated Federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released October 1, 2014
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Estimated Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) and Request for Conforming Revisions to State Plans, Including Budgets - OMB Approval Number 1830-0029, released February 26, 2014
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2013 State Allocations
Estimated Federal FY 2013 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) and Request for Submission of Revisions to Budget and State Plan - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released May 1, 2013
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Estimated FY 2013 CTE State Grants with 5% Reduction from FY 2012 Enacted Level, released March 11, 2013
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2012 State Allocations
Revised Estimated Federal FY 2012 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) and Request for Submission of Revisions to Budget and State Plan - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released May 2, 2012
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Estimated FY 2012 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), and Request for Submission of Revisions to Budget and State Plan - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released April 9, 2012
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2011 State Allocations
Revised FY 2011 State Allocations and Supplement under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released February 10, 2012
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Revised Estimated FY 2011 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released October 5, 2011
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Extension of Time to Submit Documents and Instructions Regarding the July 1, 2009 and 2010 Grants for Title II, Tech Prep Education, under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released May 27, 2011
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Estimated FY 2011 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released May 20, 2011
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2010 State Allocations
Estimated FY 2010 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released March 11, 2010
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2009 State Allocations
Estimated FY 2009 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released March 31, 2009
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2008 State Allocations
Estimated FY 2008 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released Feb. 25, 2008
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2007 State Allocations
Estimated FY 2007 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, released May 1, 2007
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2006 State Allocations
Estimated FY 2006 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (PerkinsIV), released April 3, 2006
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2005 State Allocations
Estimated FY 2005 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, released April 13, 2005
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2004 State Allocations
Estimated FY 2004 State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, released April 23, 2004
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2015 State Plan Guidance
Guidance for the Submission of State Plan Revisions, Budgets, and Performance Levels for Program Year Nine Perkins IV Grant Awards - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released December 22, 2014.
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2014 State Plan Guidance
Guidance for the Submission of State Plan Revisions, Budgets, and Performance Levels for Program Year Eight Perkins IV Grant Awards - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released December 9, 2013.
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2013 State Plan Guidance
Abbreviated Request for a Revision to State Adjusted Levels of Performance under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act Based on a State's Approved Flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, released August 31, 2012
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Guidance for the Submission of State Plan Revisions, Budgets, and Performance Levels for Program Year Seven Perkins IV Grant Awards - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released December 7, 2012.
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2012 State Plan Guidance
Transmittal of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 State Plan Guide (OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029 Expiration: June 30, 2013).
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Guidance for the Submission of Cover Letter, State Plan Revisions, and Budgets for FY 2012 Perkins IV Grant Awards - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released December 7, 2011
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2011 State Plan Guidance
Extension of Time to Submit Documents and Instructions Regarding the July 1, 2009 and 2010 Grants for Title II, Tech Prep Education, under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act 2006 (Perkins IV), released May 27, 2011
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Guidance for the Submission of State Plan Revisions, Budgets, and Performance Levels for FY 2011 Perkins IV Grant Awards - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released December 7, 2010
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2010 State Plan Guidance
Guidance for the Submission of State Plan Revisions, Budgets, and Performance Levels for FY 2010 Perkins IV Grant Awards - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, issued December 23, 2009
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2009 State Plan Guidance
Guidance for the Submission of State Plan Revisions, Budgets, and Performance Levels for FY 2009 Perkins IV Grant Awarads - OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029, released Feb. 6, 2009
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2008 State Plan Guidance
Supplemental Information for Completing the Perkins IV Five-Year State Plan, released Jan. 22, 2008
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Submission of Five-Year State Plans under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released Oct. 30, 2007
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2007 State Plan Guidance
Non-Regulatory Guidance Regarding the Consolidation of Title II Tech Prep Funds with Title I Basic Grant Funds, released May 17, 2007
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Student Definitions and Measurement Approaches for the Core Indicators of Performance under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV)
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Transmittal of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 State Plan Guide (OMB Approval Number: 1830-0029 Expiration: 31 March 10), released March 12, 2007
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2010 CAR Guidance
Consolidated Annual Report (CAR) for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released September 15, 2011
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2007 CAR Guidance
Consolidated Annual Report (CAR) for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), released June 2, 2008
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2005 CAR Guidance
Clarification on Data Submission Requirements for the Consolidated Annual Reports (CARs), released Oct. 3, 2006
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Related Resources

Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV)
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OCTAE Contact

Len Lintner
Len.Lintner@ed.gov

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