Dighton-Rehoboth Gets Advanced Manufacturing Grant
Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School has been awarded a $214,000 grant for Advanced Manufacturing. The high school will update equipment and technology in the Advanced Manufacturing program. The grant will expand training for students and adults in the community to meet workforce gaps in the manufacturing sector. The school will purchase CNC lathes, CNC milling machines, 3-D printers, a laser machine.
On Monday, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $9.7 million in grants from the Skills Capital Grant Program to 47 educational organizations across the Commonwealth to update equipment and expand student enrollment in programs that provide career education. The awards mark $102 million in total funding provided to high schools, colleges and other educational organizations since the program’s inception in 2015.
The Skills Capital Grant Program was originally launched in 2015 with the goal of replacing outdated equipment and technology, mainly at vocational technical high schools and community colleges.