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So. GA counties share $9M career academies grant

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ATLANTA, GA (WALB) -

New College and Career Academies in Chattahoochee, Tift, and Worth counties will be created, using nine million dollars in grant from the Technical College System of Georgia.

Governor Nathan Deal said in a release that each academy will receive $3 million, which will be matched with local funding to support startup costs, construction and initial staffing.

Tift County Schools will partner with Southern Regional Technical College to launch the Tift Valley College & Career Academy in Tifton.

The Worth County School District will partner with Southern Regional Technical College to establish the Worth County High School College & Career Academy in Sylvester.

Columbus Technical College will partner with the Chattahoochee County School District and Columbus State University

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