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Opportunity Near You: Georgia entertainment, and Montana teachers and childcare

WorkingNation shares its findings for workforce pathways around the nation
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This week, Minnesota funds training for hundreds of workers, Puerto Rico offers financial training, and paid access to commercial driver licenses in Rhode Island. Check it out.

From Georgia: Marketplace.org reports the Georgia Film Academy is connected to more than 30 Georgia schools and colleges to help train students for behind-the-camera positions in the entertainment industry.

From Minnesota: KIMT reports 84 employers are sharing more than $5 million in state grant monies to help fund training for 958 employees for high-demand jobs.

From Montana: Route Fifty reports a rural district is addressing its teacher shortage by opening an onsite daycare center.

From Puerto Rico: The News Journal reports Walmart Puerto Rico has launched a new financial training initiative “to promote greater economic well-being and a better quality of life for the community.”

From Rhode Island: Rhode Island Current reports the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority is actively recruiting drivers – by paying for them to obtain their CDLs.

Did you miss our previous Opportunity Near You and Back to Work stories from around the country? Catch up here.