Archive: 2017

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Aug2017
The U.S. Department of Labor announced nearly $1.3 million is available to help more women access quality apprenticeship programs and pursue careers in advanced manufacturing, energy, healthcare, information technology, and transportation, among other industries. Read More

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Aug2017
The school year is just days away from kicking off in San Antonio with students set to ingest more and more information. However, one program across the city aims to connect that information with real-world applications. Read More

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Aug2017
Among other advances for student veterans, the bill would correct an issue that has prevented veterans from using their Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits at area career and technical education centers—nonprofit, non-degree-granting institutions that award certificates demonstrating technical competency. Read More

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Aug2017
The Texas Workforce Commission and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, in partnership with 28 local workforce development boards and Tri-Agency partners, will host statewide career exploration events for middle and high school students as part of Careers in Texas Industries Week during September 25-30, 2017. Read More

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Jul2017
The latest news, success stories and informational resources in the world of workforce. Read More

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Jul2017
"the most important thing that we can do to deal with wage stagnation is to prepare people for the highly-skilled, in-demand jobs of the future." Read More

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Jul2017
The Texas economy expanded in June for the 12th consecutive month with the addition of 40,200 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs. Read More

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Jul2017
The bill proposes to maintain funding for the Perkins Basic State Grant at $1.118 billion and CTE National Programs at $7.4 million. Read More

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Jul2017
U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Rob Portman (R-OH), both co-chairs of the Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, introduced the Building U.S. Infrastructure by Leveraging Demands for Skills (BUILDS) Act to ensure that workers are prepared ... Read More

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Jul2017
Today, Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (NC-05), along with Ranking Member Bobby Scott (VA-03) hosted a bipartisan panel discussion with business leaders, advocates, and youth on the return on investment in hiring opportunity youth, barriers to hiring opportunity youth, and employer-led solutions to youth unemployment. Read More

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