Workforce Development
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The vice president for quality at the Rhode Island Blood Center talks to PBN about the nonprofit’s new lab, its upgraded equipment and its MedTech scholarship program. more
The Rhode Island Job Corps education and training center is currently accepting students for a U.S. Department of Labor program that provides young adults ages 16 to 24 with various education and training in order to help them to find and keep a job. more
BOSTON – Several Bristol County, Mass., organizations have received grants through the Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund to improve the skills of job seekers and incumbent employees. more
A new Rhode Island Teaching Artists Center is being established to provide Rhode Island-based teaching artists with job opportunities in the public and private sectors. more
Rhode Island will receive a $670,000 Workforce Investment Act grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to improve the technology of the state’s workforce development programs, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Monday. more
We frequently hear about the U.S. unemployment rate, particularly when the monthly jobs report comes out. Yet another frequently cited statistic says that there are nearly 4 million jobs currently unfilled due to a lack of qualified applicants. As our young people contemplate various job opportunities and choose career paths that align with their interests and aspirations, many may not be considering careers in fields that offer them significant opportunity. more
The Community College of Rhode Island has received a $271,023 grant to continue piloting STEM Connect, an enrollment partnership program in science, technology, engineering and math for the state’s high school students. more
Educators from the R.I. Department of Education recently completed a “road show” on what next-generation science standards will look like in the classroom when they are implemented over the next three years. more
CENTRAL FALLS – The Central Falls School District has made progress in improving its graduation rates, math proficiency and culture at its high school, according to a newly released report. more
When 3-month-old Shawn falls asleep, his 19-year-old mother, Janna Miranda of Central Falls, plans to open the laptop her high school has provided and do some homework. more
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