CT jobs bill gives $20M for community college vo-tech training

Connecticut lawmakers yesterday passed a massive jobs bill, which included the allocation of $20 million for vocational and technical training at the state's community colleges.

NORWALK - Connecticut lawmakers yesterday passed a massive jobs bill, which included the allocation of $20 million for vocational and technical training at the state's community colleges. At Norwalk Community College, the school's president said the additional funding will help create more hands-on training, and eventually, job growth. "You want a combination of career preparation with skills that will serve a student for a lifetime," said NCC President David Levinson. "But, also offer something specific that's going to allow a student to get a job immediately and begin a career." School officials said they are unsure how much funding they will actually receive, but that they plan on starting an automotive mechanic program.Malloy signs bipartisan jobs bill into lawCT Senate passes jobs bill

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