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Slippery Rock Gets More Funding for Troops-to-Teachers



by Kayla Molczan

A program to help veterans become teachers in one year at Slippery Rock University has received additional state funding.

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has received $1.6 million in federal grant money to extend the Troops to Teachers program for five more years.

This program is designed to provide accelerated training toward teaching certifications for veterans with bachelor degrees. The grant is designed to fill positions with the greatest need including STEM subjects and world languages.

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