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Foxx, Thompson Statement on Senate Passage of CTE Legislation

July 23, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA), made the following joint statement upon passage of H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act:

"We commend the Senate for taking up H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Over a year ago, the House unanimously passed this bipartisan solution to help close the skills gap and open the door for more innovation in workforce development. Today’s action by the United States Senate is one of the final, crucial steps in making better career and technical education options a reality for millions of Americans."

To learn more about the Strengthening Career and Technical Education For the 21st Century Act, click here.