Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced on January 9 that the state was committing $2.1 million to Fort Smith Public Schools Workforce Development Program. The funds will be used for the District’s new career and technology center. The 180,000 square-foot facility, which is set to open in August 2021, is designed to prepare students for careers in advance manufacturing, healthcare and information technology

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