Gov. Mike Pence calls for state help for displaced ITT Tech students

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mike Pence has ordered the Commission for Higher Education and the Department of Workforce Development to work to help the 1,000 students and 662 employees affected by the closure of the for-profit college chain ITT Technical Institute.

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education said Tuesday it has posted information at to serve as a starting point for students with questions about their options. Resources include students’ financial options as well as information and contacts for Indiana colleges partnering to help ITT students.

Ivy Tech plans to host statewide events at its campuses where ITT Tech students can meet with representatives from participating colleges.

Workforce Development teams are reaching out to employees to show them local employment opportunities while also providing resume assistance, interview workshops and skills assessments.

RELATED: State launches website to help former ITT Technical Institute students

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