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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedJuly 11th, 2013

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Title

BUILD Career and Technical Education Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to establish a pilot grant program to support career and technical education exploration programs in middle schools and high schools.

Summary

Building Understanding, Investment, Learning, and Direction Career and Technical Education Act of 2013 or the BUILD Career and Technical Education Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Education to award competitive two-year grants to local educational agencies to support career and technical education exploration programs that provide middle and high school students with experiential learning opportunities that are connected to their education and career pathways. Requires grant funds to be used for: (1) leasing, purchasing, upgrading, or adapting equipment related to program activities; (2) staff expenses in coordinating or implementing program activities; (3) consultation services that are directly aligned to program goals; (4) professional development programs that are aligned to program goals; (5) minor remodeling to accommodate program equipment; and/or (6) program evaluation. Requires each grantee to develop a plan to evaluate grant activities that includes an evaluation of specified outcomes.

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