Microsoft to announce high-tech skills training partnership in Dallas

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Microsoft is ready to announce a new initiative in Dallas where Mayor Eric Johnson will hold a news conference today.

The director of Microsoft's North Texas campus, Raamel Mitchell, will also be there to describe Accelerate Texas - which is designed to combine basic skills with career and technical competence to help adults acquire skills and certificates in high-demand occupations at 19 community colleges.

Accelerate Texas is a private/public partnership at the local, school district and state level