This morning, a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) was made public that would establish a process for the U.S. Department of Labor to advance the development of high-quality, industry-recognized apprenticeship programs (IRAPs).
The Department further announced awards totaling $183.8 million to support the development ... Read More
At Workforce Solutions Capital Area’s North Career Center, Tony met with Ruben Altamirano, a career counselor, and together they explored work and training opportunities available with funding from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program. Read more.
This grant will be used to support an existing Dual Credit Program at Panola College by purchasing new equipment. The funds will go towards the purchasing of medical equipment. Students will be able to earn their certificates in nursing. Read more.
"House Bill 3511 is redundant of the Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative, which is comprised of the Texas Workforce Commission, the Texas Education Agency, and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board." Read more.
The retail giant said Tuesday it will begin offering free SAT and ACT prep courses, as well as more predictable schedules and debt-free college funding, to its employees as it tries to attract workers in a competitive labor market. Read more.
A 2018 report from the Texas Tribune found more than 4,200 people in the state — including security guards, cosmetologists and pharmacists – were at risk of losing their license because of student loan default in 2017. Read more.