The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded 27 grants totaling $5,718,073 to multiple public community colleges, public technical institutes, public state colleges and independent school districts for programs that focus on supporting high-demand occupations through the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant program. Read more.... Read More
Texas' economy recovered in the first quarter of 2019, data suggests, after the year-end slowdown in December when the price of oil plummeted and the stock market saw the worst yearly declines since 2008. Read more.
In an amendment offered by Labor-HHS-Education subcommittee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro, funding for the Perkins Basic State Grant program was given an additional $10 million, on top of the $37.4 million increase that passed the subcommittee last week. Read More.