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Bugs and Birds: New Residents of a Greener Madrid - CityLab

Environmental Education Issues - July 13, 2018 - 8:04am

CityLab

Bugs and Birds: New Residents of a Greener Madrid
CityLab
“That's a goldfinch,” said Rafael Ruiz, head of the environmental education division of the environment and mobility department, as he points at a tiny brown and yellow bird perched on top of a thistle bud. Some 5,000 plants and trees have been planted ...

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Taking flight: Lincoln College students helping monarch butterflies survive - Bloomington Pantagraph

Environmental Education Issues - July 13, 2018 - 6:03am

Bloomington Pantagraph

Taking flight: Lincoln College students helping monarch butterflies survive
Bloomington Pantagraph
LINCOLN — A lone monarch butterfly flitted from flower to flower in the restored tallgrass prairie at Lincoln College's Campbell Creekside Outdoor Center for Environmental Education as students toiled in the heat on a research project to benefit the ...

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How a sustainability summer camp could affect millions of youth - GreenBiz

Environmental Education Issues - July 13, 2018 - 5:07am

GreenBiz

How a sustainability summer camp could affect millions of youth
GreenBiz
The instructors come with a broad range of expertise, including smart-city technology, sustainability consulting, environmental education, fossil fuel, nuclear and renewable energy, organic gardening and landscape architecture, even including a former ...

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A Pennsylvania prairie, the world's largest pothole, Edgar Allen Poe's inspiration and other little-known facts from ... - PennLive.com

Environmental Education Issues - July 13, 2018 - 5:02am

PennLive.com

A Pennsylvania prairie, the world's largest pothole, Edgar Allen Poe's inspiration and other little-known facts from ...
PennLive.com
Jennings Environmental Education Center in Butler County was the first “reserve” established in Pennsylvania to protect an individual plant species, a purple prairie flower called the blazing star. The park includes a 20-acre prairie ecosystem, home to ...

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NJ Renews Funding for McGreevey's Prisoner Re-Entry Program - NJ Spotlight

Building Trades - July 13, 2018 - 1:28am

NJ Spotlight

NJ Renews Funding for McGreevey's Prisoner Re-Entry Program
NJ Spotlight
NJBuild serves as a precursor to union-required apprenticeship and training programs in construction and provides participants with access to education, certification, and hands-on training to prepare them for the field. ... is a comprehensive pre ...

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Environmental educator joins Santa Ynez Valley Natural History Society board - Santa Maria Times

Environmental Education Issues - July 12, 2018 - 10:29pm

Santa Maria Times

Environmental educator joins Santa Ynez Valley Natural History Society board
Santa Maria Times
In 2003, he earned his bachelor of science degree at Humboldt State University, studying natural resources planning and interpretation with an emphasis in zoology and environmental education. In 1997, Jay began as Program Coordinator at The Outdoor ...

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Environmental educator joins Santa Ynez Valley Natural History Society board - Santa Ynez Valley News

Environmental Education Issues - July 12, 2018 - 9:32pm

Santa Ynez Valley News

Environmental educator joins Santa Ynez Valley Natural History Society board
Santa Ynez Valley News
In 2003, he earned his bachelor of science degree at Humboldt State University, studying natural resources planning and interpretation with an emphasis in zoology and environmental education. In 1997, Jay began as Program Coordinator at The Outdoor ...

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Guys Who Give invest $6600 in local public education - Terre Haute Tribune Star

Technology Education - July 12, 2018 - 7:10pm

Terre Haute Tribune Star

Guys Who Give invest $6600 in local public education
Terre Haute Tribune Star
Classroom grants encompass all areas of interest and curriculum and include career and technology education, family math and literacy programs, exploratory science projects and arts education. Funding will also help provide the transportation to the ...

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U.S. Secretary of Education Approves Utah and California ESSA State Plans

Washington Report - July 12, 2018 - 6:56pm
WASHINGTON —U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Utah and California’s consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). "I am pleased to approve Utah and California’s plans, both of which comply with the requirements of the law," said Secretary DeVos. "I look forward to seeing how these states utilize the flexibilities afforded in ESSA to rethink education and to improve outcomes for all students.";

The future of education reform in Indiana is pushing career-readiness to the forefront - Chalkbeat Indiana

Technical Education - July 12, 2018 - 6:25pm

Chalkbeat Indiana

The future of education reform in Indiana is pushing career-readiness to the forefront
Chalkbeat Indiana
The issue of career and technical education is bridging some of the political divides that the past couple of decades of school-choice-focused policy have wrought. But even with that consensus, meaningful career readiness policies still face an uphill ...

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The future of education reform in Indiana is pushing career ... - Chalkbeat Indiana

Technical Education - July 12, 2018 - 6:25pm

Chalkbeat Indiana

The future of education reform in Indiana is pushing career ...
Chalkbeat Indiana
After decades of blockbuster education policy changes that have catapulted charter schools, vouchers, and school choice into the national spotlight, the ...
Early voting begins Friday in Tennessee. Here's where your ...Chalkbeat Tennessee

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Environmental Education Manager - SustainableBusiness.com

Environmental Education Issues - July 12, 2018 - 5:53pm

Environmental Education Manager
SustainableBusiness.com
The primary responsibilities of this full time position are to manage two of the Center's core education programs: the Neighborhood Environmental Education Project for schools (NEEP) and summer environmental education programs (summer camps).

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Consolidation questions, yes; consolidation answers, no - Verde Independent

Technology Education - July 12, 2018 - 5:27pm

Verde Independent

Consolidation questions, yes; consolidation answers, no
Verde Independent
Such as the community's Joint Technical Education District, Valley Academy of Career and Technology Education. “Nobody anticipated that a JTED could be affected by the termination of a district,” Tim Carter said Tuesday to the Valley Academy School ...

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An Open Letter to Secretary DeVos: How to Create a World-Class Career and Technical Education System - Education Week (blog)

Technical Education - July 12, 2018 - 4:45pm

Education Week (blog)

An Open Letter to Secretary DeVos: How to Create a World-Class Career and Technical Education System
Education Week (blog)
Work-based learning All of the world's best career and technical education systems are built on a foundation of work-based learning, that is, learning-by-doing in an environment that either is an actual workplace or looks for all the world like an ...

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Local students recently honored at SkillsUSA event - Monte Vista Journal

Technical Education - July 12, 2018 - 4:39pm

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Local students recently honored at SkillsUSA event
Monte Vista Journal
“This showcase of career and technical education demonstrates our SkillsUSA partnership at its finest. Our students, instructors and industry partners work together to ensure that every student excels. This program expands learning and career ...
Bladen Community College students bring home school's first ever national gold at SkillsUSAElizabethtown Bladen Journal
Students compete on national stage at SkillsUSAMoab Sun News

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Berwyn Tech to partner with Woz U to bring technology programming to area schools - Suburban Life Publications

Technology Education - July 12, 2018 - 3:57pm

Suburban Life Publications

Berwyn Tech to partner with Woz U to bring technology programming to area schools
Suburban Life Publications
BERWYN – Berwyn Tech Entrepreneurship Center is teaming up with Woz U, a technology education platform founded by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, in hopes of bringing technology skills programming to underserved youth in school districts in Berwyn ...

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