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A new federal competitive grants program could be used to support better workforce training and education systems

By Hicbd
Thu Nov 15 2012 3:29 pm

Grants could be awarded depending on the following criteria:

• The inclusion of key partners including (i) community colleges and other education or training providers, (ii) industries or large employers with strong labor demand and good jobs, (iii) local workforce development agencies, and (iv) intermediary organizations with strong links to employers or industries
• The targeting of disadvantaged workers
• The responsiveness to labor market and employer needs
• The funding of key direct supports and services to students, workers, and employers
• The extent to which other sources of public or private funding are leveraged


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Poverty Workforce Development Community Colleges


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