Posts Tagged Workforce Training

Study: Post-High School Education Lags In Some Parts Of Virginia

graduationVirginia is one of the most highly educated states in the country.  A new report, however, shows an uneven nature to that education, with some communities left behind. Michael Pope reports.

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Virginia’s Pay for Performance Grant Unique Take on “Free” Community College


Students at John Tyler Community College take advantage of a state grant to earn their Manufacturing Technician Certificate. (Credit: Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIO IQ)

When Charles Griffin saw the flier at work for a Manufacturing Technician class, signing up was a no brainer. He builds refrigeration coils at a nearby plant and having this certificate could mean doubling his hourly pay. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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