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Per Scholas

Founded in South Bronx, NY in 1994, Per Scholas has trained more than 9,000 individuals in Information Technology,  producing impressive outcomes:  85 percent graduation, 80 percent certification, and 80 percent job-placement rates.  Funding from the Abell Foundation will support Per Scholas' expansion to Baltimore City, where Per Scholas plans to train 60 Baltimore City residents.  Per Scholas expects that 85 percent will graduate, 80 percent will earn at least one industry-recognized credential, and 80 percent will secure employment within six months of training.  TEKsystems, with its headquarters in Hanover, MD, has pledged to hire 40 program graduates.

Location: 
Bronx, NY
Year: 
2019
Amount: 
$150,000
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