Funding, Grants & Awards
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe recently allocated $600,000 in competitive grants to 16 high schools in and technical centers to revamp career and technical education (CTE) programs.
Each school or center will receive $37,500 to upgrade equipment for CTE programs that demonstrate a high need for resources.
“As we continue to build the new Virginia economy, it is vital that we align our CTE programs with the needs of business and industry,” McAuliffe said in a press release. “These grants will allow the Commonwealth to better provide our young people with the cutting-edge skills and in-demand training they need to fill the jobs of the 21st century workforce.”
The following schools and technical centers will receive the awards:
About the Author
Sri Ravipati is Web producer for THE Journal and Campus Technology. She can be reached at [email protected].
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