JPMorgan Chase and CCSSO Announce $20 Million to Improve Career Education for Young People in 10 U.S. States
Washington, D.C. (January 11, 2017) - The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced $20 million in grants to 10 U.S.
Chairman Alexander, Senator Murray, Members of the Committee…
Rhode Island is one of 10 states that received a $2 million dollar grant to pursue a bold vision for career readiness in their state through the New Skills for Youth initiative.
Two years ago, JPMorgan Chase launched its New Skills for Youth Initiative, a $75 million, five-year initiative that invests $35 million in states to strengthen career readiness approaches, giving students pathways to training and education beyond high school.
Today’s students need more than just strong academics to succeed in college, careers, and life. They need opportunities to build life skills and gain real-world experiences through work-based learning and internships.