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163 Pennsylvania K-12 Schools Receive PAsmart Grants to Advance Science and Technology Education

Building on his commitment to prepare students with the computer and technology skills for in-demand jobs, Governor Tom Wolf today announced $5.7 million in PAsmart Targeted grants to expand computer science (CS) classes and teacher training at 163 school districts, charter schools and intermediate units. The Targeted grants represent one component of the governor’s innovative…

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Governor Wolf’s ‘It’s On Us PA’ Awards $1 Million to 36 Colleges, Universities to Combat Sexual Assault

State and national leaders of the “It’s On Us” initiative joined Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera today to announce nearly $1 million in grants from the Wolf Administration to combat campus sexual assault at 36 colleges and universities. The governor is a steadfast supporter of campus safety and established It’s On Us PA, the…

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Wolf Administration Announces PA Farm Bill Grant Funding to Increase Agriculture Education Opportunities

Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of $500,000 in Ag and Youth Grants to fund 55 projects that will improve access to agriculture education in the commonwealth, with a goal of addressing the looming 75,000 workforce deficit Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry faces in the coming decade. “Today’s youth are tomorrow’s leaders, entrepreneurs, scientists, and agribusiness…

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Governor Wolf Announces $2.2 Million in Teacher in the Workplace Grants to Connect Schools and Local Employers

Governor Tom Wolf today announced $2.2 million in Teacher in the Workplace grants have been awarded to 92 local education agencies (LEA) to enable teachers to visit local employers and learn the skills and industry trends to enhance their classroom instruction, student learning, and career readiness. Each LEA will receive a $25,000 Targeted Grant through…

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Wolf Administration Announces New Funding for Student Workforce Training in Western Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Holy Family Institute (HFI) Nazareth Prep High School in Allegheny County was approved for $200,000 in funding through Pennsylvania’s Training-to-Career program, a program that helps companies identify and train a skilled workforce through targeted programs and services. “HFI Nazareth Prep already offers an impressive curriculum introducing students to the manufacturing…

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