>>Local Career Tech Centers Get $1.5M in State Grants
(Reading, PA) - The Berks Career and Technology Center and the Reading-Muhlenberg Career and Technology Center are among 39 tech centers and three school districts across Pennsylvania to share in nearly a million and a half dollars in recently announced state grants. The Berks and Reading-Muhlenberg centers each received the maximum grant of 50-thousand-dollars. The grants must be matched dollar-for-dollar by a local source. The money is intended to buy new equipment to help train students for high-demand jobs.