Each eligible agency that desires assistance for any fiscal year under the Perkins V Act must prepare and submit a State plan to the Secretary. State Plans must include the following items—
- A cover page, including a letter providing joint signature authority from the Governor;
- Narrative descriptions required by statute;
- Assurances, certifications, and other forms required by statute and/or applicable Federal regulations, including the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) at 34 CFR Part 76;
- A budget for the upcoming year;
- State determined levels of performance (SDPLs).
- The Secretary will use the transition authority in section A of Perkins V to delay until FY2020 the implementation of certain new provisions of the Act to provide states with time to update and align their career and technical education (CTE) systems, policies, and programs with the requirements of the new law.
Below is the proposed Perkins V State Plan Guide the Department has issued to help States meet their State plan requirements.
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