H.R.5774 - Pathways Advancing Career Training Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-39] (Introduced 04/10/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||04/10/2008 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5774 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/10/2008)
Pathways Advancing Career Training Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to make formula matching grants to states with approved plans for programs that provide preparatory and supportive services, information on career and technical education, training, pre-apprenticeship assistance, and related services, including tuition assistance, to: (1) single parents and displaced homemakers; and (2) individuals pursuing nontraditional training and employment in fields where individuals from one gender compose less than 25% of workers.
Requires the Secretary, through the award of competitive grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements with an independent institution of higher education, public or private nonprofit organization, or state agency, to conduct at least one multi-site evaluation of such programs.
Requires eligible state agencies to administer such programs, make competitive subgrants to eligible entities, and identify certain core indicators of performance.