S.777 - CHANCE in TECH Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO] (Introduced 03/13/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/13/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.777 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/13/2019)
CHampioning Apprenticeships for New Careers and Employees in TECHnology Act or the CHANCE in TECH Act
This bill requires the Department of Labor to enter into contracts with industry intermediaries to promote the development of and access to apprenticeships in the technology sector.
The Department of Education (ED) may issue CHANCE in TECH Awards for 21st Century Schools to secondary schools or junior or community colleges that demonstrate high achievement in providing students necessary skills to compete in the 21st century workforce. In making an award, ED must consider the availability of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), career and technical education, and computer technology courses at the schools.