Connecticut Gets $1.1 M to Turn Veterans Into Teachers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The federal government has awarded Connecticut a $1.1 million grant to help military veterans become school teachers.

The funding, announced Friday, comes from a U.S. Department of Defense program known as Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support. It will provide service members transitioning into civilian life and those who’ve already left military service with the training to teach in K-12 schools.

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