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Governor Parsons Says the State is Going to Spend a “Significant Amount of Funding” to Provide Career Opportunities for Kids

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2021 file photo, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson delivers the State of the State address in Jefferson City, Mo. Federal officials are pushing back after Parson said he doesn't want government employees going door-to-door to urge people to get vaccinated. Missouri asked for help last week from nearly formed federal "surge response" teams as it combats an influx of cases that's overwhelming some hospitals. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

(MISSOURINET – JEFFERSON CITY) – Governor Parson says Missouri is going to spend a “significant amount of funding” to provide career opportunities for kids.

During a Missouri School Boards’ Association gathering this week at the state Capitol, Parson said he wants young people to know what the workforce opportunities of tomorrow are.

Parson says if we want to change society, healthcare, and crime, the key is giving children a quality education.

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