Updated July 2 at 5:02pm
Workforce Development
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Rhode Island will receive nearly $2 million in federal workforce development and re-employment grants to help connect job seekers and employers. more
RampUP, the Startup Institute’s introductory technical training program, is coming to Rhode Island, thanks to a partnership between the institute and Founders League, to prepare the workforce for technology industry jobs. more
New England Emergency Medical Training, an EMT/paramedic training school, has been acquired by Carol Mansfield, CEO of three ambulance firms in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. more
The city of Pawtucket will receive more than $1 million in funding for 64 AmeriCorps members for the next two years to help improve graduation rates, according to the federal agency that made the award. more
A request for proposals has been issued for a third round of funding of up to $2.3 million for Workforce Innovation Grants to support partnerships between employers and education and training providers. more
(Updated, 5:30 p.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will propose three programs designed to make college more affordable and easier to access in Rhode Island, and to attract and retain recent graduates in high-wage science, technology and design fields. more
The Newport County Mentor/Co-op Group has asked the R.I. Department of Education to consider supporting an advanced manufacturing academy, a charter school, based in Newport County. more
Officials will gather on Monday to celebrate a $7.5 million federal grant that will be used to help train unemployed Rhode Islanders so they can land jobs in the information technology field. more
The Associated General Contractors of America reported Wednesday that most construction firms are having trouble finding qualified workers, and firms in the Northeast were no exception, with 67 percent reporting difficulty filling jobs. more
Rhode Island received a $7.5 million federal grant to help the long-term unemployed return to the workforce, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced Tuesday. more
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