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President Barack Obama, joined by Vice President Joe Biden. (Credit: Kristoffer Tripplaar/ Sipa USA)

Obama, Biden Announce $600 Million for Job Grants

Striving to show action on jobs, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs.


President Barack Obama tours a class at Bladensburg High School on April 7, 2014 in Bladensburg, Md. Obama visited the school to announce 24 recipients of $107 million in Youth CareerConnect grants, including $7 million for Bladensburg, intended to help better prepare students for higher education. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama at Md. School: Students Need Help to Get ‘In-Demand Jobs’

Obama is announcing the grants at Bladensburg High School, one of three high schools in Washington’s Maryland suburbs that have created a Youth CareerConnect Program.



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