Tuesday, March 19, 2019

"backlog at our career and technical training centers"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

Investments in Voc Tech match needs of students, industry
"Lawmakers, a former top Baker administration and city manager, and a one-time lieutenant governor joined advocates Monday to call for an increase in funding for vocational-technical education and passage of a bill to expand access to those programs. 
The Alliance for Vocational Technical Education said that 20 percent of Massachusetts high school students are enrolled in a career and technical education (CTE) program, but that 3,200 students across the state are on waiting lists to get into such programs, which focus on career training. 
Massachusetts Competitive Partnership CEO Jay Ash said the business leaders he talks to “all have the same thing to say” when he asks them about the future of their business and the state’s economy."
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Tri-County Regional Voc Tech

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