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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma is one of 10 states chosen to receive funding aimed at improving career-focused education for students.

Gov. Mary Fallin announced Wednesday that the state will receive $2 million over three years for its Oklahoma Works Initiative. The grant money comes from JP Morgan Chase & Co. and the Council of Chief State School Officers.

Fallin says the money will help improve access to education and training for “high-skill, well-paying careers.”

Other states receiving funding are: Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nevada, Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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