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Opportunity Near You: The semiconductor workforce in Florida and high-speed rail in California

Learn about training opportunities from around the country

California, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, and West Virginia have offerings to help residents prepare for jobs. Take a look at our recent findings.

From California: Sierra Sun Times reports the California High-Speed Rail Authority recognized the latest cohort of students who have completed the 12-week, pre-apprenticeship program at Selma’s Central Valley Training Center.

From Florida: WGCU reports $35 million in state funding will be awarded to 36 Florida school districts and Florida College System institutions to create or expand semiconductor-related educational programs.

From Indiana: Indiana Capital Chronicle reports the launch of a statewide campaign to promote the state’s workforce training resources – under the “One Stop to Start” website.

From Kansas: The Kansas City Beacon reports a grant from the EPA is helping Kansas foster kids get environmental jobs.

From West Virginia: WV Metro News reports a proposed facility in Monongalia County will be used to boost education opportunities and job training for young students.

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