Having long focused on readying students for college, school systems are beefing up their career-and-technical programs amid a growing push to more closely align the skills students accumulate in school with workforce needs. Read more.
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
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.