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Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment

Local Needs Assessment

Perkins V contains a new requirement within the local recipient application for funds. This requirement—the Local Comprehensive Needs Assessment—must be included in each local application and updated at least every two years. Perkins V sets forth the following five requirements for the Local Comprehensive Needs Assessment:

  1. Evaluation of student performance by subgroup on Perkins core indicators.
  2. Description of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs offered (size, scope, quality and alignment).
  3. Evaluation of the progress toward implementing CTE programs and programs of study.
  4. Description of recruitment, retention and training for CTE educators and support professionals.
  5. Description of progress toward implementing equal access to CTE for all students.

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