Pa. Budget Receives Millions for Career Programs
July 15, 2019—Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is getting $4 million extra this year, so it could expand its programs and train more students, reported ABC27. This year’s Pennsylvania state budget includes millions of dollars of support for career and technical education programs. The goal is to help fill the high demand for skilled workers
Several chamber of commerces in Pennsylvania say the need for candidates with career and technical education is higher than ever, of course. The extra funding was a bipartisan effort.
The school in Lancaster, Pa. usually gets about a $14 million dollar appropriation, so $18 million is a 27 percent increase. Penn College of Technology in Williamsport got four million dollars of extra funding, too.