Grants through the state’s Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) program are helping thousands of Texas students across the state gain valuable work skills. The programs not only help more Texans attain postsecondary education, but on average help them earn more than $17,000 in annual salary than they would without that education. The graphic below shows more about students being trained on JET equipment. Read the full article for more about the program and the communities, schools and students who benefit.

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