Georgia has had great success with career technical education over the past few years, an effort that lawmakers in D.C. have sought to support.  On Tuesday President Donald Trump did just that, signing into law the first major piece of education legislation of his presidency; the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.

The bill gives more agency to states to set and pursue their own career and technical education goals, training workers more effectively for jobs that demand a skilled workforce.

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-GA, a member of the Senate committee that oversees education, applauded President Trump’s action. 

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