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TEA looking into complaint against South San ISD for alleged $250000 'slush fund' - KSAT San Antonio

Technical Education - August 23, 2017 - 2:45pm

KSAT San Antonio

TEA looking into complaint against South San ISD for alleged $250000 'slush fund'
KSAT San Antonio
RELATED: Some South San ISD students cross busy highway on first day of school. According to the letter, the person responsible for the district's career and technical education found an account with $250,000 of CTE money in it.
TEA probing South San ISD, againSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)
TEA: Complaints against South San ISD include alleged 'slush fund,' misappropriating fundsWOAI

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Adam Putnam urges education focus on today's Florida jobs - Florida Politics (blog)

Building Trades - August 23, 2017 - 12:46pm

Florida Politics (blog)

Adam Putnam urges education focus on today's Florida jobs
Florida Politics (blog)
Is the state steering too many students toward university educations when they can get better-paying work in the trades without taking out $60,000 in student loans? ... “The state that's the fishing capital of the world ought to build more boats in ...

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Mississippi Science Fest Presented by C Spire to Celebrate STEM and Feature Apollo 13 Astronaut - PR Newswire (press release)

Technology Education - August 23, 2017 - 12:36pm

Mississippi Science Fest Presented by C Spire to Celebrate STEM and Feature Apollo 13 Astronaut
PR Newswire (press release)
C Spire, MSF's presenting sponsor, recognizes the importance of technology education and increasing Mississippi's digital literacy and technical workforce. "At C Spire, we believe that some of the world's brightest future scientists, engineers ...

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Province funds new trades spaces at COTR - Cranbrook Townsman

Building Trades - August 23, 2017 - 12:27pm

Province funds new trades spaces at COTR
Cranbrook Townsman
Announced by Melanie Mark — the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training — on Tuesday in Cranbrook, the funding is part of a larger $1.67 million commitment to add 562 trades training seats at 13 different post secondary institutions ...

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Seoul food: Ripon native trades teaching for life as entrepreneur in South Korea - Ripon Commonwealth Press

Building Trades - August 23, 2017 - 12:20pm

Ripon Commonwealth Press

Seoul food: Ripon native trades teaching for life as entrepreneur in South Korea
Ripon Commonwealth Press
Seoul food: Ripon native trades teaching for life as entrepreneur in South Korea. Ripon native Mark Boesch, left, stands with ... One might think that building businesses in the shadow of North Korea might be a little scary. But that's not what Ripon ...

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The US has a shortage of tech workers. Here's how kids and schools can solve the problem - CNBC

S.T.E.M Education - August 23, 2017 - 12:10pm

New Kerala

The US has a shortage of tech workers. Here's how kids and schools can solve the problem
CNBC
To get the next generation actively seeking jobs in STEM, they need to be shown interesting real-world applications — and it starts in schools, says Stukalsky. "Young people are self-selecting out of higher STEM education classes because they can't ...
Employers must redefine STEM to attract future talent, according to new Randstad US dataNew Kerala

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Cocalico School Board kicks off new academic year - EphrataReview.com

Technology Education - August 23, 2017 - 11:38am

Cocalico School Board kicks off new academic year
EphrataReview.com
... administrative assistant at Reamstown Elementary, Jared Horst, part-time paraprofessional at Adamstown Elementary, Mylissa Demmy, part-time paraprofessional in the middle school; and Amanda Groff, part-time paraprofessional in technology education.

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Community Briefs: Inaugural Watershed Fellowship Summit held at John Heinz Refuge - The Delaware County Daily Times

Environmental Education Issues - August 23, 2017 - 11:04am

The Delaware County Daily Times

Community Briefs: Inaugural Watershed Fellowship Summit held at John Heinz Refuge
The Delaware County Daily Times
This was the first cohort of Environmental Fellows facilitated by the Alliance for Watershed Education, a new network of environmental education centers jointly working to increase awareness of the importance of clean water in the Delaware River ...

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Diana Aga to receive Schoellkopf Medal - University at Buffalo - UB News Center

Environmental Education Issues - August 23, 2017 - 9:55am

UB News Center

Diana Aga to receive Schoellkopf Medal - University at Buffalo
UB News Center
She has made exceptional contributions in environmental chemistry that also have practical applications that benefit the residents of Western New York.

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MCTEA 'a great fit' for Mitchell School District - Daily Republic

Technical Education - August 23, 2017 - 9:04am

Daily Republic

MCTEA 'a great fit' for Mitchell School District
Daily Republic
MCTEA offers eight programs for Mitchell School District students, Thill said, as well as students from Mount Vernon, Ethan and Parkston, making it a regional hub for career and technical education. “That was our philosophy when we opened,” Thill said.

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HHS attempts to cultivate a diverse cyber workforce - FederalNewsRadio.com

Technology Education - August 23, 2017 - 8:28am

FederalNewsRadio.com

HHS attempts to cultivate a diverse cyber workforce
FederalNewsRadio.com
It's also working with the Homeland Security Department on a cybersecurity awareness and education portal. And it's working with the Office of Management and Budget and the National Science Foundation to advance technology education programs.

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Aga to receive Schoellkopf Medal - UB Now: News and views for UB ... - University at Buffalo Reporter

Environmental Education Issues - August 23, 2017 - 8:15am

Aga to receive Schoellkopf Medal - UB Now: News and views for UB ...
University at Buffalo Reporter
“She has made exceptional contributions in environmental chemistry that also have practical applications that benefit the residents of Western New York.”.

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How Singapore Is Introducing Coding to Early Learners - Education ... - Education Week (subscription) (blog)

Technology Education - August 23, 2017 - 7:04am

Education Week (subscription) (blog)

How Singapore Is Introducing Coding to Early Learners - Education ...
Education Week (subscription) (blog)
My country, Singapore, is perhaps best known to American educators for its innovative approaches to mathematics, which have kept it near the top of ...

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New director seeks to alter perception of career and technology center - Sunbury Daily Item

Technology Education - August 23, 2017 - 6:44am

Sunbury Daily Item

New director seeks to alter perception of career and technology center
Sunbury Daily Item
Dr. James Catino, who has 21 years in career and technology education, wants to improve the perception of the NCCTC and make the center an “extension” of each district rather than a separate entity. Classes for 167 students from Line Mountain, Mount ...

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Around the Town: Willow Bend's annual community celebration is tonight - Arizona Daily Sun

Environmental Education Issues - August 23, 2017 - 6:17am

Arizona Daily Sun

Around the Town: Willow Bend's annual community celebration is tonight
Arizona Daily Sun
23, from 5-7 p.m. Willow Bend Environmental Education Center is located at 703 E. Sawmill Road. The family-friendly event will include food, drinks, a silent auction, raffle, sponsor and volunteer recognitions, introductions of new board members and ...

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EHS Culinary Arts program achieves "Exemplary" status - The Star Democrat

Technology Education - August 23, 2017 - 6:11am

The Star Democrat

EHS Culinary Arts program achieves "Exemplary" status
The Star Democrat
“Mrs. Linda Brown and Mr. Joseph Candel, along with all of their Culinary Arts students, are to be commended for this outstanding achievement,” said Pam Clay, curriculum supervisor for Career and Technology Education. “I am extremely happy to see them ...

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High Schools - Various - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Building Trades - August 23, 2017 - 5:41am

High Schools - Various
WatertownDailyTimes.com
Miss Leake, daughter of Thomas and Elvia Leake, Carthage, recently graduated from Carthage Central School and will major in secondary education in social studies at St. Lawrence University, Canton. Mr. Beyer, son of Ernest and Amy Beyer, Lowville, is a ...

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The Daily News | Nature center serves vital park role, one year later - The Daily News Online

Environmental Education Issues - August 23, 2017 - 5:15am

The Daily News | Nature center serves vital park role, one year later
The Daily News Online
The Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth State Park is celebrating a year in operation. It's become a model for similar concepts statewide.

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Tonia Wilson named Florence District Three's Teacher of the Year - SCNow

Technology Education - August 23, 2017 - 4:23am

SCNow

Tonia Wilson named Florence District Three's Teacher of the Year
SCNow
Wilson, a career and technology education teacher at Lake City High School, was named Teacher of the Year during the district's annual opening ceremony on Aug. 10 welcoming back teachers for the new school year. She will represent Florence County ...

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Waterloo, HCC reach deal for class to build houses on vacant lots - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Building Trades - August 23, 2017 - 4:07am

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Waterloo, HCC reach deal for class to build houses on vacant lots
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
“We're now going to start building houses on these vacant lots we haven't been able to do anything with, and we'll start getting them back on the tax rolls. “It's also going to give our young people an opportunity to hone their skills in building ...

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