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State Comparisons

Compare Career Technical Education (CTE) policies across states. You can compare accountability indicators, information on Perkins funding, ways states are driving program quality, state eligible agency information and more for secondary, postsecondary and adult CTE.


Compare states’ Perkins outcomes, Perkins V program quality indicators, and School Quality and Student Success indicators under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Perkins Funding

Compare states’ Perkins V funding and how they direct it across secondary and postsecondary, through the Reserve Fund and State Leadership set-asides.

Program Quality

Compare states’ Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment (CLNA) cycle; the size, scope, and quality definitions at the secondary and postsecondary levels; and Perkins V funding eligibility for the middle grades.

Administration & Governance

Compare state-level decisions, including the Perkins eligible agency, whether the state pursued a Combined State Plan with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and progress on the statewide postsecondary attainment goal.