Notes from the Director

May 02, 2016

Dear Colleagues —

I am pleased to let you know that that the U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, has just awarded $5.7 million in new grants aimed providing career and technical education programs, reentry services, and employment training opportunities for students who have been involved in the criminal justice system. The four grantees are: Portland (Oregon) Community College, Saint Paul (Minnesota) Public Schools, Shelby County (Tennessee) Board of Education and the School District of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania). Information about these grantees will be posted shortly on the Perkins Collaborative Resource Network at:

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