HARRISBURG – Reps. Kate Klunk of York County and Jared Solomon of Philadelphia County announced the Department of Labor and Industry has allocated $2.6 million for the Schools-to-Work program, which was formed through bipartisan legislation the representatives jointly created, to prepare students for good, well-paying jobs. Schools-to-Work grants will be awarded and funded competitively in increments up to $250,000 to create educational opportunities for students that will include classroom training, workplace visits, internships, apprenticeships, mentorships, employment opportunities, job shadowing or externships. Proposals from applicants must focus on building programs that will fill current and anticipated labor market needs in a given geographic area.

REP. JARED SOLOMON

REP. KATE KLUNK