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Carter Secures $2.9 million for Texas A&M University- Central Texas in Defense Appropriations Bill

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(Killeen, TX) - Representative John Carter (TX-31) and Dr. Marc Nigliazzo announced today that Carter secured $2,990,000 for Texas A&M University- Central Texas in the Defense Appropriations bill that will be on the House floor later this month. If signed into law, the funding will go toward research to limit hardware and software vulnerabilities to cyber-attacks in areas critical to the Department of Defense.

Carter Introduces More Choice for Career Training Act

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Tags: CTE, Education

Representative Carter introduced the More Choice for Career Training Act on Friday. This legislation is aimed at expanding the eligibility of Pell Grants to students pursuing career and technical education (CTE). “The More Choice for Career Training Act allows students in career and technical education programs to be eligible to receive Pell Grants and allocate that funding towards…

Carter Statement on National Apprenticeship Act

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Tags: CTE, Education

Rep John Carter released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 447, the National Apprenticeship Act: “Apprenticeships help many American workers achieve success in high-paying, skilled careers, without the burden of student loans, which is why it is important we expand these opportunities. The National Apprenticeship Act that the House passed today, removes the authority for the Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Program, stifling apprenticeship opportunities for workers, by cutting out participation by small business, unions, education institutions, and industry.

Belton: Rep. John Carter gives out awards to CTE students

| Posted in In the News
Tags: CTE

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) Congressman John Carter visited Belton High School Tuesday, presenting achievement awards to two students. Carter, who represents the 31st congressional district, also toured the Career and Technical Education building after presenting the awards. Adrianna Schlaefer and Matthew Pehl were the recipients of the 2019 Congressional Achievement Award for Outstanding…

Success doesn't have to mean a four-year degree

| Posted in Articles
Tags: CTE, Education

I recently saw a TV commercial showing a young child progressing through early childhood education classes. At the end, the motherly voiceover explained that this child’s education was going to lead them to success — being college-bound. The last few words explain the mother’s joy when her son will announce what college he’s attending. There’s no doubt that…

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