Building Trades

Construction industry revival good news for local economy - Citrus County Chronicle

January 14, 2018 - 6:07pm

Construction industry revival good news for local economy
Citrus County Chronicle
... not only in the building industry, but also in the home improvement and home maintenance fields. While the CCBA-WTC partnership is a welcome initiative, the impact of a looming national vocational skills gap fueled, in part, by American high ...

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Tassie 2022: The issues Tasmanians care about, and how governments should address it - The Mercury

January 14, 2018 - 9:01am

The Mercury

Tassie 2022: The issues Tasmanians care about, and how governments should address it
The Mercury
Surprisingly, more than half of the respondents said childcare was not important when calculating the effect on their cost of living. Forget tougher jail sentences or building a second prison, Tasmanians want more investment in rehabilitative and ...

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Educators look for creative solutions to economic challenges - News ... - Newton Press Mentor

January 14, 2018 - 5:52am

Newton Press Mentor

Educators look for creative solutions to economic challenges - News ...
Newton Press Mentor
Why This Matters: McDonough County and other counties in the region have been experiencing steady population and economic declines since 1980. Addressing and reversing these declines requires a regional strategy that involves collaboration among ...

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COA Task Force explores options for expanding curriculum - The Outer Banks Voice

January 13, 2018 - 2:13pm

COA Task Force explores options for expanding curriculum
The Outer Banks Voice
Building trades and maintenance companies in particular have been reporting labor shortages, and that is part of a nationwide trend, according to a national survey from the National Association of Homebuilders included in the Task Force information ...

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Educators look for creative solutions to economic challenges - McDonough Voice

January 13, 2018 - 12:57pm

McDonough Voice

Educators look for creative solutions to economic challenges
McDonough Voice
The above map with color-coded reference reflects the percentage of high school seniors who have taken Advanced Placement exams. Macomb High School seniors were marked in the 10-19 percent category, while West Prairie High School and Bushnell-Prairie ...

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Northeast high school considered one of best-kept secrets in DC Public Schools - WJLA

January 12, 2018 - 7:45pm

WJLA

Northeast high school considered one of best-kept secrets in DC Public Schools
WJLA
Phelps Architecture, Construction and Engineering High School in Northeast wants to be at the leading edge of high-tech education. “It is a school that is focused on preparing students for college through engineering and through career and technical ...

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Merrillville may cut high school careers program contribution - Chicago Tribune

January 12, 2018 - 11:46am

Chicago Tribune

Merrillville may cut high school careers program contribution
Chicago Tribune
She said the program also offers criminal justice, early childhood education, building trades and fire safety and rescue classes. This is not the first cutback the town may have to make as a result of the tax appeal. Spires recently announced there ...

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Virginia Democrats Blast Trump's “Disgusting,” “un-American and deeply racist” “Shithole” Comments; Virginia ... - Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)

January 12, 2018 - 7:10am

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)

Virginia Democrats Blast Trump's “Disgusting,” “un-American and deeply racist” “Shithole” Comments; Virginia ...
Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)
See below for comments by Virginia Democratic elected officials and candidates about Trump's racist, un-American “shithole” comments about immigrants from non-white countries. Also note that Virginia Republicans appear to be silent about this, just as ...
Trump derides protections for immigrants from 'shithole' countriesWashington Post

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Higher education commissioner praises OC - Odessa American

January 12, 2018 - 6:35am

Higher education commissioner praises OC
Odessa American
... a credential because of the need for people in the building trades after Hurricane Harvey. “Odessa is still pretty much on its own at this point. The numbers they are developing and the success they are having is being noticed around the state ...

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A Vision for a New Garrett Middle and High School - charlestonchronicle.net

January 12, 2018 - 3:19am

A Vision for a New Garrett Middle and High School
charlestonchronicle.net
This program should offer Landscaping and Design, Renewable Energy Technology, Finance and Entrepreneurial Leadership, Hospitality and Tourism, Early Childhood Education, Culinary Arts, Automotive Mechanics and Auto Body, Mechanical Building Trades ...

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Regina students building tiny structures with big impact - CTV News

January 11, 2018 - 7:04pm

CTV News

Regina students building tiny structures with big impact
CTV News
“As a community-based organization that's also non-profit, we're always looking for many ways to get involved further with the community, to develop more relationships, but to also help us get the funds to support our programs and services,” says Kelly ...

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Where do I start? - Batesville Herald Tribune

January 11, 2018 - 1:38pm

Batesville Herald Tribune

Where do I start?
Batesville Herald Tribune
One of the negative stereotypes that we face today is that technical education is for students that cannot succeed in a college setting. It has been this way for years. I graduated in 1981, and if you weren't going to college, you went to vocational ...

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Big Build gives kids a chance to play at the trades - Contractor Mag

January 11, 2018 - 12:57pm

Contractor Mag

Big Build gives kids a chance to play at the trades
Contractor Mag
The Big Build is an annual community day held each fall and produced by the education department at the National Building Museum in Washington. Steve Spaulding | Jan 11, 2018. WASHINGTON — On October 14th, 2017, more than 3,300 visitors — many of ...

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Changing lives in prison - Burleson Star

January 11, 2018 - 11:21am

Burleson Star

Changing lives in prison
Burleson Star
MTC wants to give prisoners an education, Porterfield said, and inmates are free to choose from a variety of classes including horticulture, electrical trades, building trades, GED, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Dave Ramsey Financial Peace ...

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Brooklyn Parent Newsletter - January 2018 - United Federation of Teachers

January 11, 2018 - 10:17am

Brooklyn Parent Newsletter - January 2018
United Federation of Teachers
Summer internships for high school students at the Department of Design and Construction: The New York City Department of Design and Construction is looking for 30 New York City high school students to intern full-time at the department this summer ...

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Education extends beyond classroom at McMinn Co. High - The Daily Post-Athenian

January 10, 2018 - 12:10pm

Education extends beyond classroom at McMinn Co. High
The Daily Post-Athenian
McMinn County High School's wide variety of academically stimulating departments exist to help strengthen the students' minds in several ways. The opportunities offered by McMinn County outside of the normal structured classroom benefit students by ...

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Words from Wiger: Motivation plus education leads to success - East Side Review

January 10, 2018 - 10:57am

East Side Review

Words from Wiger: Motivation plus education leads to success
East Side Review
These jobs put men and women – typically high school juniors – into local training centers and lets them explore a variety of trades such as pipe fitting, carpentry, iron working, heat and frost insulating, and more. Students attend a nine-week ...

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City will spend $6 million to connect disadvantaged youth to jobs - Philadelphia Public School Notebook

January 9, 2018 - 9:28pm

Philadelphia Public School Notebook

City will spend $6 million to connect disadvantaged youth to jobs
Philadelphia Public School Notebook
... will create opportunities for four groups of young people — young people with autism and intellectual or developmental disabilities, young people who have been involved with the criminal court system, youth who have aged out of foster care, and ...

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Christie, in final State of State, highlights achievements - ROI-NJ.com

January 9, 2018 - 8:30pm

Christie, in final State of State, highlights achievements
ROI-NJ.com
The development will spur 7,000 construction jobs for our building trades. It is a who's who of American business: Holtec, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Philadelphia 76ers, Subaru of America, American Water, EMR Eastern, Lockheed Martin, Cooper University ...

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The Volatile Nature of Education: Is Coastal Living in Jeopardy Part VIII - Siuslaw News

January 9, 2018 - 8:15pm

Siuslaw News

The Volatile Nature of Education: Is Coastal Living in Jeopardy Part VIII
Siuslaw News
Because of that, Grzeskowiak has to poach teachers from different trades. “When we talk about filling a position next year, like woodshop, we'll probably be recruiting someone who is currently working in the industry,” he said. “Somebody that is a ...

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