Phoenix – Senator Jack C. Jackson, Jr. released the following statement on last week’s passage of the state budget, which included funding for the Navajo Technical College to build a permanent campus in Chinle, Ariz.
“The Navajo Technical College is a crucial resource for the people of my district and the Navajo Nation, especially given the region’s struggle with economic and job opportunities,” said Sen. Jackson.
“Since opening its two Arizona campuses beginning in 2006, Navajo Technical College has shown retention and graduation rates that far exceed the national average and its students are entering the workforce with high-demand skills like computer science and engineering. This budget directs much needed funds to help Navajo Technical College continue and expand its successful mission of education to even more members of our community.For the complete article see the 06-19-2013 issue.
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