Carl D. Perkins Vocational-Technical Education Act Enacted

1984

The Vocational Education Act requires each state to designate a portion of its vocational education funds for services to youth with disabilities and to target money to those school systems that serve the largest number of disadvantaged students and students with disabilities. Among the programs funded are the Business-Labor-Education Partnership for Training Program; the Tech-Prep Education Program; and the Vocational Education Lighthouse Schools Grant.