The U.S. Department of Education issued a press release on June 3, 2009 that announced:
"U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited the Milwaukee Area Technical College today to announce a $7 million special competitive grant to establish innovative and sustainable community college programs that prepare displaced workers for second careers. This first-of-its-kind grant program will be used to develop national models that can be replicated across the country, especially in communities where autoworkers have lost their jobs."
Click here to read the full press release.
Click here to read the grant announcement in the Federal Register.