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Federal Data Collection and Analysis: Department of Education Seeks Comments on Perkins Career and Technical Education Act Reporting
May 20, 2014

The Department of Education has published the sixty-day notice for the "Consolidated Annual Report (CAR) for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006." The Department seeks an extension (without change) from OMB.

The purpose of this information collection package Consolidated Annual Report (CAR) is to gather narrative, financial and performance data as required by the reauthorized Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) (20 U.S. C. 2301 et seq. As amended by Pub. L. 109-270). OCTAE staff will determine each States compliance with basic provisions of Perkins IV and the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (34 CFR part 80.40 [Annual Performance Report] and Part 80.41 [Financial Status Report]). OCTAE staff will review performance data to determine whether, and to what extent, each State has met its State adjusted levels of performance for the core indicators described in section 113(b)(4) of Perkins IV.

Comments are due by July 11.

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