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Here's what school and district leaders have to say about Tennessee education - Chalkbeat Tennessee

Building Trades - October 2, 2018 - 2:56pm

Chalkbeat Tennessee

Here's what school and district leaders have to say about Tennessee education
Chalkbeat Tennessee
... as well as another Indiana school known for its “active shooter defense system.” Scott Stump, an assistant secretary, visited the Hutchinson Career and Technical Education Academy in Kansas, which offers courses in automotive repair and building ...

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Pegasus Solutions Featured By CIO Review Magazine

Hospitality Industry News - October 2, 2018 - 2:56pm
Pegasus Solutions, a global leader in hospitality technology solutions, is the cover story of September's issue of CIO Review Magazine. The feature article, A New Chapter in a Long Legacy of Innovation for Hoteliers, focuses on the company's long history as an industry pioneer and its ongoing legacy of developing game-changing hotel technology.
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University of Oklahoma to add student ID's to mobile devices - Norman Transcript

Electrical - October 2, 2018 - 2:48pm

Norman Transcript

University of Oklahoma to add student ID's to mobile devices
Norman Transcript
“Nearly the entire student body already has an iPhone,” said Chris Nguyen, an electrical engineering student at OU. “Adding the Sooner Card to Wallet just makes things easier on campus. It puts the convenience and security of our student ID into the ...

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Embarks on “Rethink School” Tour

Washington Report - October 2, 2018 - 2:46pm
WASHINGTON—U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that she will travel to four states during this year’s “Rethink School” tour, scheduled for Oct. 3 – 5, 2018.

North Carolina Institutions Awarded Nearly $2 Million in Grants for Low-Income Students Impacted by Hurricane Florence

Washington Report - October 2, 2018 - 2:42pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today nearly $2 million in supplemental funding for financially needy students in North Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence. Additionally, more than $800,000 was provided for similar relief to students in South Carolina, totaling more than $2.8 million for the two states.

Five candidates seek three seats on South River school board - centraljersey.com

Robotics - October 2, 2018 - 2:40pm

Five candidates seek three seats on South River school board
centraljersey.com
Her greatest accomplishments while serving on the board, she said, include helping establish the high school's Robotics Club, which is now the Robotics Team; being able to offer classes that will earn college credits while in high school; the ...

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A Chef Wears Many Hats | By Duncan Wales

Hospitality Industry News - October 2, 2018 - 2:39pm
When you hear 'Executive Chef' the likes of celebrity chef Pete Goffe-Wood or the renowned Jamie Oliver spring to mind but this title, certainly at hotel level, whilst essential, is a rather unobtrusive, often thankless job that comes with very little celebrity status. This multi-layered profession is not just about creating delicious dishes and hollering on the pass, it's also about managing a kitchen, supervising staff, planning menus, sourcing ingredients, and maintaining and implementing food hygiene. It requires good leadership skills, quick thinking, a knack for problem-solving and a generous measure of patience.
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FIU is becoming the hub of cybersecurity research and education - FIU News

Electrical - October 2, 2018 - 2:34pm

FIU News

FIU is becoming the hub of cybersecurity research and education
FIU News
One of the efforts is a recent collaboration between the U.S. Department of Commerce, FIU and New America to host the Annual National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Conference for the next five years. The NICE Conference and ... “Your ...

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Watch live: Trump speaks on economy, tax reform - UPI.com

Electrical - October 2, 2018 - 2:03pm

UPI.com

Watch live: Trump speaks on economy, tax reform
UPI.com
... economy, tax reform and apprenticeships," the association said. The NECA includes a national office and 119 local chapters across the country seeking to advance the electrical construction industry through education, research and standards development.

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Robotics, Workforce Development Go Hand in Hand, Say A3 Leaders at RoboBusiness - Robotics Business Review

Robotics - October 2, 2018 - 1:55pm

Robotics Business Review

Robotics, Workforce Development Go Hand in Hand, Say A3 Leaders at RoboBusiness
Robotics Business Review
Burnstein cited RAMTEC (the Robotics Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Collaborative) in Ohio as an example of a successful workforce development program. “They have the right model, working with companies in the area and filling real jobs ...

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New Hampshire Becomes Second State to Embrace Flexibility in ESSA to Pilot Innovative Assessments

Washington Report - October 2, 2018 - 1:53pm
WASHINGTON—U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced that New Hampshire will be the second state to test new, innovative assessments as part of a pilot program authorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces Launch of First-Ever FSA Mobile App

Washington Report - October 2, 2018 - 1:36pm
As part of its continued efforts to modernize and improve the quality of services provided by Federal Student Aid (FSA), the U.S. Department of Education this week launched its first-ever mobile application. The myStudentAid app will allow students and parents to easily and securely complete the 2019–20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) using the app's myFAFSA component.

Sweetwater plans $76M expansion, to add 1000 jobs - WANE

Automotive Education - October 2, 2018 - 1:32pm

WANE

Sweetwater plans $76M expansion, to add 1000 jobs
WANE
The new conference center will be 35,000 square feet, with room for up to 1,000 people where continuing education sessions for employees can be held. The buildings ... 2011 - Sweetwater opens Sweetcars, a exotic and luxury automotive dealer. Sept.

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Shrewsbury celebrates fall with annual festival - Community Advocate

Robotics - October 2, 2018 - 1:24pm

Community Advocate

Shrewsbury celebrates fall with annual festival
Community Advocate
Food trucks provided ample munchies and a concert featuring five local bands provided entertainment over at the nearby Sherwood Middle School field. The Shrewsbury High School First Robotics Team 467 team showcased some of their robots outside the ...

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South Carolina Institutions Awarded More Than $800,000 in Grants for Low-Income Students Impacted by Hurricane Florence

Washington Report - October 2, 2018 - 1:11pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today more than $800,000 in supplemental funding for financially needy students in South Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence. Additionally, almost $2 million was provided for similar relief to students in North Carolina, totaling more than $2.8 million for the two states.

Could robots take over the Hawaii hospitality industry? - KCAU 9

Robotics - October 2, 2018 - 12:09pm

KCAU 9

Could robots take over the Hawaii hospitality industry?
KCAU 9
Sophia is one of the most realistic robots around, created by Hanson Robotics, artificial intelligence is being used to help humans. "The goal of Hanson Robotics is to create robots which will serve as AI platform which is research, education, sales ...

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Mind over machine: Valley students work nuts and bolts of HESTEC's Robotics Day - Brownsville Herald

Robotics - October 2, 2018 - 12:06pm

Brownsville Herald

Mind over machine: Valley students work nuts and bolts of HESTEC's Robotics Day
Brownsville Herald
Programming robots is a fun, approachable way to hands-on STEM education, Navarro said. Educators could teach the same concepts repeatedly, but providing an immersive experience and competing against other students gives them a taste of the ...

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CBRE Hotels Outlook for 2019? Focus on Expenses

Hospitality Industry News - October 2, 2018 - 11:28am
CBRE Hotels' Americas Research Director of Information Services, Robert Mandelbaum, reviews our annualTrends® In The Hotel Industry report, summarizing the performance of U.S. hotel revenues, expenses and profits. Robert discusses the challenges U.S. hotel operators faced in recent years, and what to expect as owners and operators prepare their budgets for 2019.
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August 2018: Another Month of Double-Digit Growth Sends Profits Surging at Europe Hotels

Hospitality Industry News - October 2, 2018 - 11:13am
August represented a third consecutive month of significant profit growth for hotels in Europe as GOPPAR levels soared by 11.8 percent due in part to increases across all revenue departments as well as cost savings, according to the latest data tracking full-service hotels from HotStats.
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SIUE School of Engineering's Lofti leads National Advancement of ... - RiverBender.com

Robotics - October 2, 2018 - 10:51am

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SIUE School of Engineering's Lofti leads National Advancement of ...
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EDWARDSVILLE - The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $49957 to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in support of School of ...
SIUE School of Engineering's Lotfi leads national advancement of ...The Edwardsville Intelligencer

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