Published on Wednesday, November 23, 2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green and the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) today announced RIDE has funded 19 providers to deliver high quality Adult Education programming, representing a nearly $7 million in total annual investment of state and federal funds for Fiscal Year 2023.
“With the workforce and its requirements rapidly shifting, it is more important than ever for Rhode Islanders to continue to develop their skills and expand their educational and employment opportunities,” said Governor Dan McKee. “Through the historic Fiscal Year 2023 budget, my Administration has increased investment in Adult Education for the first time in over a decade. Together, we will equip Rhode Islanders with the resources and tools they need to gain skills and credentials for college and career readiness and reach their goals.”
“Through these investments in Adult Education, we hope Rhode Islanders are reminded it is never too late to invest in yourself,” said Chair of the Council on Elementary and Secondary Education Patti DiCenso. “I am deeply thankful for our partners, who have committed to changing the lives of our adult learners.”
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