Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Perkins IV)
The new law was approved by the Senate by unanimous consent on July 26, 2006, and the House by a 399-1 vote on July 29, 2006.
This new law, reffered to as "Perkins IV", reauthorized the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998.
Timeline for Implementation
Effective Date: August 12, 2006
Baseline year (no changes) 7/01/06 - 6/30/07
Transition Plan year: 7/01/07 - 6/30/08
1st year under new 5-year plan: 7/01/08 - 6/30/09
2nd year under new accountability: 7/01/09 - 6/30/10
3rd year under new accountability: 7/01/10 - 6/30/11
Potential sanctions and last year of law: 7/01/11 - 6/30/12
Link to the California State Plan 2008-2012 complete text