The administration spends millions on projects such as training teachers how to teach preschool kids computer science and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills.

Harrisburg, PA —

When workforce development comes to mind, one might envision helping the currently unemployed or under-employed find family sustaining jobs.

But Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration takes a broader view, spending millions on projects such as training teachers how to teach preschool kids computer science and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills.

Last year, Wolf budgeted $30 million for the newly formed workforce development initiative called PAsmart, that is, the Statewide Movement for Accountability, Readiness and Training.

Of that, $10 million went to job training and apprenticeship programs; double that amount, $20 million, went to programs for

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