Ferguson: We are Preparing Students for a Modern Workforce
Washington, DC, June 22, 2017
Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-Ga.) today spoke at a press conference following the passage of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the 21st Century Act.
“This legislation is vital to supporting CTE programs like the ones throughout my district,” said Ferguson. “As I have spoken with folks back home, I have heard time and again from business owners about the importance of eliminating the skills gap. Helping our young people transition from school into meaningful careers is one of the best ways we can move into the 21st century economy.”
The bill would enact policies to support current and future CTE programs including:
Ferguson is an original cosponsor of the legislation. The bill now heads to the Senate for consideration.
For video of the press conference, click here.
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