[From Oracle Corp.
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., 29-NOV-2005 The Oracle(r) Academy and the South Carolina Department of Education announced an expanded partnership to develop South Carolina's workforce through secondary school information technology career preparation. Building upon the success of 19 pilot schools in 2004, the state plans to more than double the number of participating schools, bringing the total to 50 schools by 2006. The partnership is expected to include funding for participating schools, data sharing on student performance, a state-level student competition, and an effort to enhance student transitions to post-secondary and industry.
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