Bellevue, Edmonds colleges get federal grants

  • Thu Sep 20th, 2012 4:41pm
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Associated Press

SEATTLE — Bellevue College and Edmonds Community College will be getting millions of dollars from the U.S. Department of Labor to train students for high-tech, high-demand jobs.

The federal department announced on Thursday an $11.8 million grant for Bellevue College to provide health information technology training for dislocated workers and veterans in partnership other Washington community colleges.

Edmonds Community College will receive a $3 million grant to provide online instruction and services for adult learners pursuing certificates for computer careers.

Bellevue College and Edmonds Community College are among 32 colleges getting a share of a total of $500 million in grants from the Labor Department.