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LI program aids minority youths prepare for union apprenticeships - Newsday

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Newsday

LI program aids minority youths prepare for union apprenticeships
Newsday
Femi Ayodele is on the path to a middle-class life after a string of low-paying jobs because an education program helped him become an apprentice electrician with a union. Ayodele, 30, from Central Islip, is a graduate of ... Opportunities is an ...

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Farabaugh: Support incumbents in OHS election - MyWebTimes.com

March 23, 2017 - 11:36pm

Farabaugh: Support incumbents in OHS election
MyWebTimes.com
As a taxpayer, building trades supporter, alumnus, and parent of future OHS graduates, I am tired of hearing about past personnel decisions, cutting costly programs and the strike. I am tired of outsiders and those with personal agendas trying to ...

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Carrollton Courthouse sells for $4.7 million | NOLA.com - NOLA.com

March 23, 2017 - 1:39pm

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Carrollton Courthouse sells for $4.7 million | NOLA.com
NOLA.com
The historic Carrollton Courthouse was sold at auction Thursday (March 23) for $4.7 million to a Houston senior-living center executive -- well above the $3.05 ...

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Home Builders Association: New home permits surge in 2016 - Tri-City Herald

March 23, 2017 - 3:11am

Tri-City Herald

Home Builders Association: New home permits surge in 2016
Tri-City Herald
The current median age of 55 in the construction industry makes it paramount to ensure our education system does not overlook the trades. Home building provides stable, living-wage jobs and the trades present an excellent opportunity to young people ...

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Grizz Biz offers cutting boards, signs and more - Great Falls Tribune

March 23, 2017 - 12:06am

Great Falls Tribune

Grizz Biz offers cutting boards, signs and more
Great Falls Tribune
In their support of the building trades education in the community, the Great Falls Home Builders Association donates money to Grizz Biz to help purchase wood and glue. They also donate the Grizz Biz booth in the lobby so the students can sell the ...

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Papillion-La Vista would expand old high schools instead of building ... - Omaha World-Herald

March 22, 2017 - 9:09pm

Omaha World-Herald

Papillion-La Vista would expand old high schools instead of building ...
Omaha World-Herald
Papillion-La Vista Community Schools Superintendent Andy Rikli listens as the school board discusses the proposed high school attendance boundary change ...

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Russ Lanoie: Students need real world programs - Conway Daily Sun

March 22, 2017 - 7:28pm

Russ Lanoie: Students need real world programs
Conway Daily Sun
It was very gratifying to see our Career and Techical Center Building Trades' Tiny House departing Eagle's Way on its way to the Home Builders Show in Manchester Friday morning, March 17. ... Russ Lanoie, Career Tech Advisory Committee Memberthe ...

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Unions pitch blue collar jobs to American Canyon students - Napa Valley Register

March 22, 2017 - 12:29pm

Napa Valley Register

Unions pitch blue collar jobs to American Canyon students
Napa Valley Register
Bernardini and six other union reps, most of them from the building trades, spent nearly two hours telling students about what they do for a living — and how teenagers can follow in their footsteps if they so choose. The blue-collar career forum was a ...

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Focusing on careers - nwitimes.com

March 22, 2017 - 12:07pm

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Focusing on careers
nwitimes.com
Hanover Central High School students Nicole Desiderio and Tyler Asche check the available seminars offered at the 14th annual “Focus on Your Future,” career and technical education conference held at Cedar Lake Ministries in Cedar Lake. ... Students ...

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MEET THE CANDIDATES | News | houstonherald.com - Houston Herald

March 22, 2017 - 10:33am

Houston Herald

MEET THE CANDIDATES | News | houstonherald.com
Houston Herald
Profiles of the six candidates running for the Houston school board in the April 4 election.

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Building code updates on city agenda - Hays Daily News

March 22, 2017 - 8:25am

Building code updates on city agenda
Hays Daily News
“Regular and timely code updates provide for safer building construction due to increased education of the building trade and variety in construction technology as it becomes available,” Jesse Rohr, the city's superintendent of planning, inspection and ...

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Lebanon students get on-the-job experience by building a tiny house - KY3

March 22, 2017 - 6:56am

KY3

Lebanon students get on-the-job experience by building a tiny house
KY3
Lebanon students get on-the-job experience by building a tiny house ... "Pride of ownership and pride of hands-on and doing it themselves," said Dave DeNooy, Building Trades Instructor. "They've done everything, I kind of oversee ... "That's really ...

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Warren makes a point about quality construction | News, Sports ... - Marietta Times

March 22, 2017 - 1:03am

Warren makes a point about quality construction | News, Sports ...
Marietta Times
VINCENT–A resolution supporting quality construction was passed by a unanimous vote of the Warren Local School District Board of Education Monday as the ...

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Vernon College officials ready for WFISD's CEC to open up - KAUZ-TV

March 22, 2017 - 12:22am

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Vernon College officials ready for WFISD's CEC to open up
KAUZ-TV
The Wichita Falls Independent School District released some hard dates when it comes to the construction progress of the Career Education Center at Tuesday's Special Session meeting. April 7th - The building's electricity will be turned on. April 14th ...

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Juniors learn career-building skills in JEVS Career Exploration Program - The Philadelphia Tribune

March 21, 2017 - 8:54pm

The Philadelphia Tribune

Juniors learn career-building skills in JEVS Career Exploration Program
The Philadelphia Tribune
Students from Building 21 Ferguson recently participated in a 16-week Career Exploration Program at JEVS Human Services career training school, Orleans Technical College. Students who participated in the program learned various skills ranging from ...

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Montana state workers would get 1 percent pay hikes in each of two years under bill - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

March 21, 2017 - 8:05pm

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Montana state workers would get 1 percent pay hikes in each of two years under bill
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Also testifying for the pay raise were representatives of the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, Montana Associated Students, Teamsters and Montana State Building Trades, MEA-MFT, Montana Public Employees Association. The committee took ...

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Study: Four crackers could come to region along with $3.7 billion in other investments - Timesonline.com

March 21, 2017 - 12:18pm

Timesonline.com

Study: Four crackers could come to region along with $3.7 billion in other investments
Timesonline.com
Part of the strategy will include attracting and retaining infrastructure investments, retaining and growing Pennsylvania's existing industry, developing pad-ready sites, and training a workforce with the right skill sets and education to fill the ...

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TINY HOUSE - Marquette Mining Journal

March 21, 2017 - 11:43am

Marquette Mining Journal

TINY HOUSE
Marquette Mining Journal
MARQUETTE — Students at Marquette Area Public Schools are building a tiny house as part of their career technical education class, a project teachers hope will prepare them with valuable life skills. ... “Life deals you things sometimes and I ended up ...

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Career fair encourages students to enjoy life's work - Harrison Daily (subscription)

March 21, 2017 - 11:43am

Career fair encourages students to enjoy life's work
Harrison Daily (subscription)
The school hosted a Career Fair Tuesday morning, March 14, and invited high school juniors and seniors from around the county and from the school district's Oark campus to hear representatives from a dozen area trades and organizations. Each offers ...

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Hays city commission to consider building code updates adoption - hays Post

March 21, 2017 - 11:33am

hays Post

Hays city commission to consider building code updates adoption
hays Post
“Regular and timely code updates provide for safer building construction due to increased education of the building trade and variety in construction technology as it becomes available,” Rohr said. The Building Trades Board favorably recommended the ...

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