President Announces 2013 Budget Request for Career and Technical, and Adult Education

President Obama announced his 2013 budget request on Monday, Feb. 13. The budget for the Department represents an overall proposed increase of $1.7 billion, for a 2.5 percent increase above the enacted FY 2012 budget.

Three key themes are sounded in this budget:

  1. College Costs: Ensuring Affordability and Quality in Postsecondary Education
  2. Teachers: Strengthening the Teaching Profession
  3. Jobs: Aligning Job Training and Education Programs With Workforce Demands

Detailed description in Special Issue of OVAE Connection.

Funding Opportunity: NY Youth Works

To:  NYATEP Membership

The New York Youth Works Request for Applications are now available at:  http://www.labor.ny.gov/businessservices/funding.shtm .  There are 12 funding targets for these applications:  Cities of Albany, Buffalo, New York, Rochester, Schenectady, Syracuse, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Utica , and Yonkers; and the Towns of Brookhaven and Hempstead.

As you will see at the above attached link – two RFA’s have been released. Highlights of RFA’s: