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Exhibitors needed for Construction Career Day - Northern Nevada Business Weekly

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Exhibitors needed for Construction Career Day
Northern Nevada Business Weekly
BuildNV.org, in partnership with the Washoe County School District Department of Career and Technical Education, is seeking exhibitors for the 2nd annual Construction Career Day at the Reno Sparks Convention Center on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 8 a.m. to ...

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Police teach public safety in Vacaville School District, which adds new way to grade - Fairfield Daily Republic

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Fairfield Daily Republic

Police teach public safety in Vacaville School District, which adds new way to grade
Fairfield Daily Republic
... public service and safety in society, said Jennifer Leonard, spokeswoman for the Vacaville School District. “The course is designed around the Career Technical Education model curriculum standards so that students will integrate the academic and ...

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Don't Work With Reactionaries - Jacobin magazine

August 17, 2017 - 3:45pm

Jacobin magazine

Don't Work With Reactionaries
Jacobin magazine
His secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, continues to rankle teacher union leaders. ... To answer that, we have to roll back the clock a year, to September 2016, when Sean McGarvey, the president of the Building and Construction Trades, wrote a letter ...
Scott Paul on Twitter: "I'm resigning from the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative because it's the right thing for me to do."Twitter
Elon Musk on Twitter: "Am departing presidential councils. Climate change is real. Leaving Paris is not good for ...Twitter
CEOs Of Merck, Under Armour And Intel Resign From Trump's Business CouncilNPR

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Don't Work With Reactionaries - Jacobin magazine

August 17, 2017 - 3:45pm

Jacobin magazine

Don't Work With Reactionaries
Jacobin magazine
His secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, continues to rankle teacher union leaders. ... To answer that, we have to roll back the clock a year, to September 2016, when Sean McGarvey, the president of the Building and Construction Trades, wrote a letter ...

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Construction union endorses Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson for re-election - cleveland.com

August 17, 2017 - 2:26pm

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Construction union endorses Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson for re-election
cleveland.com
Jackson used Thursday's news conference as an opportunity to promote a vocational education program, which the city and building trades union partnered to create in 2015, that trains students at Max Hayes high school for careers in the building trades.

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At new Cianbro facility, LePage praises vocational training, calls teachers 'a dime a dozen' - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

August 17, 2017 - 2:09pm

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

At new Cianbro facility, LePage praises vocational training, calls teachers 'a dime a dozen'
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
... teachers are “a dime a dozen.” The governor made the remarks at the unveiling of Cianbro's new workforce development center that aims to help replenish a diminishing workforce in the construction business with education and training. ... “I'm ...

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JINNY SIMS: 'I'm enthusiastic about the brighter future we are building for BC' - Surrey Now-Leader

August 17, 2017 - 1:25pm

Surrey Now-Leader

JINNY SIMS: 'I'm enthusiastic about the brighter future we are building for BC'
Surrey Now-Leader
A vibrant high-speed network will provide the infrastructure to expand opportunities for First Nations and youth in rural communities to pursue their educational pathway of choice – be it skilled trades, university or college programs. Providing the ...

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Old Left, New Victories - Jacobin magazine

August 17, 2017 - 10:57am

Jacobin magazine

Old Left, New Victories
Jacobin magazine
Founded in 2014, WES aims to “facilitate ongoing worker-education campaigns, partnering and advising union and community groups, to build a permanent culture of worker-education in St. Louis.” Since its founding, WES has assembled a coalition of local ...

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Old Left, New Victories - Jacobin magazine

August 17, 2017 - 10:57am

Jacobin magazine

Old Left, New Victories
Jacobin magazine
Founded in 2014, WES aims to “facilitate ongoing worker-education campaigns, partnering and advising union and community groups, to build a permanent culture of worker-education in St. Louis.” Since its founding, WES has assembled a coalition of local ...

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FDNY hero Weaver Debe, HEART 9/11 pals to build school for Haiti orphanage - New York Daily News

August 17, 2017 - 5:43am

New York Daily News

FDNY hero Weaver Debe, HEART 9/11 pals to build school for Haiti orphanage
New York Daily News
Along with his FDNY muscle, Debe's traveling with union ironworkers and carpenters from the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York and two retired Port Authority Police officers. All of them are part of HEART 9/11, a nonprofit ...

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Widefield District 3 to unveil new program - KRDO

August 16, 2017 - 5:28pm

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Widefield District 3 to unveil new program
KRDO
Widefield School District 3 is unveiling an innovative program that's putting the emphasis back on vocational education. The Manufacturing Industry Learning Lab, or “MILL”, is a unique partnership between the Widefield and Peyton school districts. It ...

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Pelletizer maker laments lost generation of skilled workers - Plastics News

August 16, 2017 - 11:56am

Plastics News

Pelletizer maker laments lost generation of skilled workers
Plastics News
He chalks up the dearth of interested applicants to a lost generation of students steered away from vocational education and pointed toward the college-prep path. "Back in the '40s and '50s everyone wanted to have a skilled trade. College wasn't a ...

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Building for tomorrow – The Foothills Sun-Gazette - Foothills Sun Gazette

August 16, 2017 - 9:15am

Foothills Sun Gazette

Building for tomorrow – The Foothills Sun-Gazette
Foothills Sun Gazette
farmersville – After spending the last decade renovating and upgrading its aging facilities, next week Farmersville Unified will open its first new building in ...

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Local Contractor, Beatrice Public Schools Agree on Building Trades Project - Sand Hills Express

August 16, 2017 - 7:03am

Sand Hills Express

Local Contractor, Beatrice Public Schools Agree on Building Trades Project
Sand Hills Express
BEATRICE – A Beatrice homebuilder and Beatrice Public Schools will be teaming up to give high school juniors and seniors, experience in building a house. The Beatrice Board of Education and Brett Wells Construction have approved an agreement, where ...

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Local Contractor, Beatrice Public Schools Agree on Building Trades Project - kwbe

August 16, 2017 - 7:01am

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Local Contractor, Beatrice Public Schools Agree on Building Trades Project
kwbe
The Beatrice Board of Education and Brett Wells Construction have approved an agreement, where ten building trades students will get real-life experience constructing a speculative home, in the Covered Bridge Heights area of Beatrice, not far from BHS.

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Gov. Snyder takes a look at CTE in the UP - UpperMichigansSource.com

August 15, 2017 - 7:03pm

UpperMichigansSource.com

Gov. Snyder takes a look at CTE in the UP
UpperMichigansSource.com
The course inspired a program called Hematites Building Better Neighborhoods, which formally dedicated the Geometry in Construction class to fighting blight in Ishpeming. The premise behind Geometry in Construction program is that ... He said exposing ...

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Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Board of Supervisors Vote for the Blue ... - HuffPost

August 15, 2017 - 7:01pm

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Board of Supervisors Vote for the Blue ...
HuffPost
Nothing is more important to me than the safety and security of the residents of the First District. For many, that means a good-paying job to ensure tha...

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BIGGER PICTURE: Choosing to serve others - Finger Lakes Times

August 15, 2017 - 1:21pm

Finger Lakes Times

BIGGER PICTURE: Choosing to serve others
Finger Lakes Times
From there it was Alfred State where he earned a two-year associate degree in building trades, knowledge he has gone on to use during summer jobs working as a building contractor. However, early on at Alfred State a seed was planted that ultimately ...

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Indiana Launches Tuition, Training Programs For 'High-Demand ... - WBAA

August 15, 2017 - 12:19pm

WBAA

Indiana Launches Tuition, Training Programs For 'High-Demand ...
WBAA
The state's new secretary of career connections and talent, Blair Milo, spent her first day on the job talking about two new workforce development grants at ...

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Indiana Launches Tuition, Training Programs For In-Demand Jobs - WFYI

August 15, 2017 - 11:13am

Indiana Launches Tuition, Training Programs For In-Demand Jobs
WFYI
It covers five fields with lots of openings and some high wages: manufacturing, logistics, the building trades, health, and tech services. State higher education commissioner Teresa Lubbers says that's to make sure grantees can get jobs. “So we made ...

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