Below are reports, assessments, and audits pertaining to the Perkins Act and career and technical education (CTE) that have been developed, issued and/or commissioned by the Administration and/or the Department.

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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2014-2015
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2014-2015 Report Tables
Accessible report tables from the annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2014-2015 State Performance Profiles
Accessible state performance profiles from the annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2013-2014
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2013-2014 Report Tables
Accessible report tables from the annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2013-2014 State Performance Profiles
Accessible state performance profiles from the annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2012-2013
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2012-2013 Report Tables
Accessible report tables from the annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2012-2013 State Performance Profiles
Accessible state performance profiles from the annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2011-2012
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2011-2012 Report Tables
Accessible report tables from the annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
Download (Excel)

Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2011-2012 State Performance Profiles
Accessible state performance profiles from the annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2010-2011
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2010-2011 Report Tables
Accessible report tables from the annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
Download (Excel)

Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2010-2011 State Performance Profiles
Accessible state performance profiles from the annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2009-2010
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2009-2010 Report Tables
Accessible report tables from the annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
Download (Excel)

Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2009-2010 State Performance Profiles
Accessible state performance profiles from the annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2008-2009
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2007-2008
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2006-2007
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2005-2006
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2004-2005
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2003-2004
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2002-2003
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2001-2002
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 2000-2001
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Report to Congress on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV): Performance Program Year 1999-2000
Annual report to congress on the status of the state administered grant programs authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
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Making Skills Everyone's Business: A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States
Grounded in evidence and informed by effective and emerging practices, Making Skills Everyone's Business offers seven strategies that hold great promise for improving the conditions that create and perpetuate poor literacy, numeracy, and problem solving.
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National Assessment of Career and Technical Education: Final Report to Congress
This final report of the National Assessment of Career and Technical Education (NACTE) summarizes the most recent available data on the implementation of Perkins IV, as well as student participation and outcomes for CTE more generally. The report uses information from studies commissioned for the NACTE, reviews of existing research, and analyses of extant data from state performance reports and from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Topics include student participation in CTE programs at the secondary and postsecondary levels, changes in Perkins funding levels and targeting, implementation of Perkins IV provisions regarding POS and accountability, and educational and employment outcomes for CTE students.
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NACTE Final Report: Results in Brief
This Results in Brief provides an overview of the of the findings from the National Assessment of Career and Technical Education (NACTE) Final Report.
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Putting "Career" in "College and Career Ready"
The Report of the Independent Advisory Panel of the National Assessment of Career and Technical Education
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National Assessment of Career and Technical Education (NACTE): Interim Report - 2013
This interim report presents preliminary findings regarding CTE enrollment patterns, student outcomes, and international comparisons of CTE participation.
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National Assessment of Vocational and Adult Education - 2004
Presents a synthesis of evidence on the implementation and outcomes of vocational education and of the 1998 Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act (Perkins III).
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National Center for Education Statistics: Career and Technical Education in the United States: 1990 to 2005 Statistical Analysis Report
This report is the fourth in a series of volumes published periodically by NCES to describe the condition of vocational education (now called "career and technical education" or CTE) in the United States. Based on data from 11 NCES surveys, the report describes CTE providers, offerings, participants, faculty, and associated outcomes, focusing on secondary, postsecondary, and adult education.
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National Center for Education Statistics: Condition of Education 2010
The Condition of Education 2010 summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data.
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Performance and Assessment Rating Tool (PART) Report on Vocational Education Grants - 2004
PART assessment of Vocational Education State Grants.
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Career and Technical Education: States Have Broad Flexibility in Implementing Perkins IV
Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on Perkins IV implementation and the effectiveness of CTE programs.
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Audit of Perkins III Performance Data at OVAE
Office of the Inspector General (OIG) final audit report of Perkins III performance data, released 2004.
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Work-Based Learning for Youth at Risk: Getting Employers on Board
OECD Report aims at delivering policy messages about how to use work-based learning in vocational education and training (VET) to achieve better economic and social outcomes.
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A Skills beyond School Review of the United States
This book examines vocational education and training programmes in the United States, including coverage of how they are changing, how they are funded, how they are linked to academic and university programmes and how employers and unions are involved.
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Time for the U.S. to Reskill? : What the Survey of Adult Skills Says
OECD report on skills in the U.S. identifies key lessons about the strategic objectives and directions which should form a frame for policy development in the U.S., including policy on adult learning and schooling.
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Welcome to the Perkins Collaborative Resource Network!

The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) has redesigned the Perkins Collaborative Resource Network to enhance its usability for education professionals.

We welcome feedback about this website. If you have comments, questions, or suggestions about how the organization of the information found here can be improved even more, please send an email to perkins-help@rti.org.