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Gov. Wolf: Pennsylvania Schools Receive $40 Million in Grants for School Safety and Community Violence Prevention Grants

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that The School Safety and Security Committee (Committee) established within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) by Act 44 of 2018 approved $40 million in school safety grants to 234 school entities plus $7.5 million in community violence prevention and reduction grants to 25 grant recipients…

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Governor Wolf Thanks Legislators for Unveiling His PA GI Bill

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today thanked legislators for unveiling his PA GI bill to support Pennsylvania National Guard members’ families in their post-secondary education pursuits. “Thank you to Reps. Steven Barrar and Chris Sainato, and Sens. Mike Regan and Lindsey Williams, chairs of the respective House and Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness…

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Governor Wolf Pushes Further Investments in Early Childhood Development

Harrisburg, PA– Governor Tom Wolf today continued to push for additional investments to support the youngest Pennsylvanians at the Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission’s Economic Summit. The governor highlighted how his budget proposal includes the bold Statewide Workforce, Education, and Accountability Program (SWEAP) to expand opportunity for Pennsylvanians from birth to retirement. “As governor, I…

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Governor Wolf Announces Scholarship Funding for High School Graduates in Southwest Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $100,000 in funding for Pittsburgh Promise, which funds post-secondary scholarships for students in western Pennsylvania. “Education is the cornerstone of workforce development and, in turn, the health of the economy,” Governor Wolf said. “This grant will assist the Pittsburgh Promise in its mission to…

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Pennsylvania Announces Nation’s First Registered Apprenticeship for Public School Teachers

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced a first-of-its-kind registered apprenticeship to train K-12 public school teachers to further develop their skills and better prepare students for their future careers. “I’m proud that Pennsylvania has the first registered apprenticeship program for public school teachers in the country, said Governor Wolf. “The experience that teachers…

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