Industrial Education

The sad story of public education in St. Louis - Washington Post

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The sad story of public education in St. Louis
Washington Post
This is the story of public education in St. Louis and the challenges it has faced, an instructive tale in an era when the U.S. president and education secretary are intent on increasing alternatives to traditional public schools. Rich in history and ...

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Maine Voices: In today's economy, the need for collective action will rise again - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine Voices: In today's economy, the need for collective action will rise again
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
In contrast to the exponential rise in educational work requirements today, they were minimal in the “industrial age.” In the 1950s, about half of the state's nonfarm population earned its livelihood in manufacturing plants producing shoes, textiles ...

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My Turn: The persistent myth of the failing public school - Concord Monitor

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Concord Monitor

My Turn: The persistent myth of the failing public school
Concord Monitor
Public education in the United States, in a necessary attempt to be broad and encompassing, has been sharply criticized as being “a mile wide and an inch deep” by politicians, pundits and even a few educators. The critique reflects the sentiments of ...

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A New Option: Officials break ground on Commonwealth Crossing training center - Martinsville Bulletin

September 6, 2017 - 8:22pm

Martinsville Bulletin

A New Option: Officials break ground on Commonwealth Crossing training center
Martinsville Bulletin
The New College Institute in uptown Martinsville already has an advanced manufacturing training facility, and PHCC is in the final phase of establishing one in its motorsports education building in the Patriot Centre industrial park off Kings Mountain ...

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Roof-top solar installations to gain speedy approval for commercial and industrial zones - Mohave Valley News

September 6, 2017 - 5:33pm

Roof-top solar installations to gain speedy approval for commercial and industrial zones
Mohave Valley News
... posted on the city's website and sent to the Needles Regional Alliance, Needles Rotary Club, Friends of El Graces, Chamber of Commerce, NDBA, Needles Regional Museum Association and Needles Youth Development and Education Foundation.

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How They Voted: Onslow County Board of Education - Jacksonville Daily News

September 6, 2017 - 4:21pm

Jacksonville Daily News

How They Voted: Onslow County Board of Education
Jacksonville Daily News
The September meeting of the Onslow County Board of Education was a short but an important one as the board took action that moves plans for the regional skills center another step forward. A review of the floor plan for the planned regional skills ...

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Compulsory schools conflict with freedom - Richmond County Daily Journal

September 6, 2017 - 3:15pm

Richmond County Daily Journal

Compulsory schools conflict with freedom
Richmond County Daily Journal
A relic of 19th-century industrial America, compulsory schooling statutes reduced the broad and noble goal of an educated citizenry into a one-size-fits-all system of state-controlled mass schooling that persists today. Horace Mann, the designer of the ...

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30-year Middletown Area School District employees honored - Middletown Press and Journal

September 6, 2017 - 2:04pm

Middletown Press and Journal

30-year Middletown Area School District employees honored
Middletown Press and Journal
Years: 30 with Middletown (taught for 5 years in western Pennsylvania before coming to Middletown. Positions, past and current: High school industrial (technology) education teacher, high school boys and girls soccer coach, middle school boys soccer ...

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After Decades of Pushing Bachelor's Degrees, US Needs More Tradespeople - Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

September 6, 2017 - 1:36pm

After Decades of Pushing Bachelor's Degrees, US Needs More Tradespeople
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Standing in a cavernous teaching lab full of industrial equipment on the college's Tulare campus, Emery said the decades-long national push for high school graduates to get bachelor's degrees left vocational programs with an image problem, and the ...

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Purdue continues to bring record number of recruiters to campus - Purdue News Service (press release)

September 6, 2017 - 10:50am

Purdue News Service (press release)

Purdue continues to bring record number of recruiters to campus
Purdue News Service (press release)
Industrial Roundtable is one of the largest career fairs in the nation, regularly attracting recruiters from more than 400 companies. (File photo provided by the School of Engineering Education) Download image. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Last year, a ...

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GNFS intensifies fire safety education in Assin North Municipality - Ghana News Agency

September 6, 2017 - 9:27am

Ghana News Agency

GNFS intensifies fire safety education in Assin North Municipality
Ghana News Agency
Assin-Fosu, Sept 06, GNA - The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), has stepped up coverage of fire prevention and safety awareness education in the Assin North Municipality to stem the tide of fire outbreaks in the area. The campaign formed part of the ...

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John W. Yerkes was a well-respected gentleman and politician - Danville Advocate

September 6, 2017 - 8:27am

Danville Advocate

John W. Yerkes was a well-respected gentleman and politician
Danville Advocate
He was a man of education and refinement, a lawyer well grounded in the law, a citizen of broad comprehension of the commonwealth's needs and active for many years in practical efforts to promote its commercial and industrial and educational welfare.”.

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Body Found in Refrigerator in Ontario Industrial Area - NBC Bay Area

September 5, 2017 - 9:57pm

NBC Bay Area

Body Found in Refrigerator in Ontario Industrial Area
NBC Bay Area
A body has been found inside a refrigerator on a street in an industrial area in southwestern San Bernardino County. Ontario Police Sgt. Jeff Higbee said officers were called to the scene around 6 a.m. Tuesday. The man's body was discovered inside a ...

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​Do the Technophobes and Technophiles Both Need a 'New Education'? - EdSurge

September 5, 2017 - 6:52pm

​Do the Technophobes and Technophiles Both Need a 'New Education'?
EdSurge
It says, “he's not cut out to be a minister or teacher and the education you have at Harvard is just for those things and it doesn't prepare him for this new industrial world we're living in, in 1869.” Well, that essay was called The New Education and ...

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SCRS, March Taylor Fund, Snap-on award tool scholarships to SkillsUSA champs - Repairer Driven News (press release) (blog)

September 5, 2017 - 4:08pm

Repairer Driven News (press release) (blog)

SCRS, March Taylor Fund, Snap-on award tool scholarships to SkillsUSA champs
Repairer Driven News (press release) (blog)
“Snap-on is a longtime supporter of SkillsUSA,” Snap-on industrial-education national sales manager Greg Rintala said in a statement. “SkillsUSA along with the technical training programs in high schools and colleges in the USA are part of the solution ...

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Dave and Judy Phillips Establish the Ace Electric Endowed Scholarship at UAHT - TXK Today

September 5, 2017 - 3:16pm

TXK Today

Dave and Judy Phillips Establish the Ace Electric Endowed Scholarship at UAHT
TXK Today
“Mom and Dad were strong supporters of education, primarily technical, industrial, and higher education,” said Dave Phillips, longtime Director of Telecommunications at UAHT. “We designed this scholarship to help students seeking technical or business ...

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Dave and Judy Phillips Establish the Ace Electric Endowed Scholarship at UAHT - TXK Today

September 5, 2017 - 3:16pm

TXK Today

Dave and Judy Phillips Establish the Ace Electric Endowed Scholarship at UAHT
TXK Today
“Mom and Dad were strong supporters of education, primarily technical, industrial, and higher education,” said Dave Phillips, longtime Director of Telecommunications at UAHT. “We designed this scholarship to help students seeking technical or business ...

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How universities can shape their cities - Times Higher Education (THE)

September 5, 2017 - 12:17pm

Times Higher Education (THE)

How universities can shape their cities
Times Higher Education (THE)
University-led “improvement districts” for cities and the uses of research in combating post-industrial urban decline were among the examples of the sector's civic engagement throughout the world discussed by international leaders. The Times Higher ...

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Vandals hit Quarry Hill's new education center - Post-Bulletin

September 5, 2017 - 12:03pm

Post-Bulletin

Vandals hit Quarry Hill's new education center
Post-Bulletin
John Sherwin of the Rochester Police Department, then broke windows, poured paint around the interior and into the industrial heating and cooling system, damaged construction tools, and "took a sledgehammer to" the sheetrock, siding and other items.

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“Keeping Healthy Bees” Course to be offered at KC Crisp Technology - WJBD Online

September 5, 2017 - 12:02pm

“Keeping Healthy Bees” Course to be offered at KC Crisp Technology
WJBD Online
The Kaskaskia College Department of Industrial and Continuing Education will hold a “Keeping Healthy Bees” class at the KC Crisp Technology Center located at 2005 E. McCord in Centralia. This class will meet on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 5:30 ...

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