This $9.9 million U.S. Department of Education program provides grants to enable consortia described in section 204(a) of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to carry out tech-prep education projects authorized by section 207 of the Perkins Act that involve the location of a secondary school on the site of a community college, a business as a member of the consortium, and the voluntary participation of secondary school students. ED expects to make 14 awards ranging from $600,000 to $700,000.

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