Obama announces grant program that connects students with careers

11/20/2013 | Politico (Washington, D.C.)

President Barack Obama announced Tuesday the launch of Youth CareerConnect -- a competitive program that would award as many as 40 grants next year for initiatives intended to overhaul high schools to align students' skills with industry needs. The grants would support high schools working with institutions of higher education and employers, as well as innovative programs to teach job skills.

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