Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson is urging school districts and community colleges to apply for $250 million in California Career Pathways Trust Grants
that can help students prepare for success in school and careers. This effort furthers Supt. Torlakson's Career Readiness initiative
to curb dropouts and support career technical education.
"This program is a great example of teamwork among educators and employers," said Supt. Torlakson. "By giving students a taste of the working world before they graduate, these programs motivate and excite students, reduce the drop-out rate, and increase the college attendance rate."
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