Two Community Colleges to Share Job Training Grants

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Jackson, Miss.
The U.S. Labor Department has awarded $4.95 million in grants to develop job training programs at two community colleges in Mississippi.

East Mississippi Community College will receive $2.7 million and Hinds Community College will received $2.2 million.

The schools will be part of a consortium led by Lewis and Clark Community College in Illinois. The total grant was $23.8 million.

The community colleges will work with employers to identify the most pressing needs for job training in Mississippi such as manufacturing, transportation and health care.


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