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ED, HHS and DOL Issue Joint Letter Encouraging Partnerships To Help Transition Students From High School Graduation To Postsecondary Education and the Workforce

Published: June 3, 2014
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG)
Dear Colleague

The Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, and Labor are working together to help local school systems around the country makes use of the available resources to help ensure our young people are the best prepared workers in the world. To that end, the departments have prepared a joint “Dear Colleague” letter. The letter encourages partnerships between American Job Centers, high schools, human service agencies, and the private sector to help transition students from high school graduation to postsecondary education and the workforce. Examples of how those partnerships can be structured are provided. Links to additional resources are also given.