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BIA Conference Launches Inland Regional Dialogue on Education - Benzinga

September 9, 2017 - 6:23am

BIA Conference Launches Inland Regional Dialogue on Education
Benzinga
Recognizing that quality education is the cornerstone of any thriving community, the Building Industry Association of Southern California, Baldy View Chapter (BIA) this week continued its regional dialogue with representatives of local school districts ...

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BIA Conference Launches Inland Regional Dialogue on Education - Broadway World

September 9, 2017 - 6:12am

BIA Conference Launches Inland Regional Dialogue on Education
Broadway World
Recognizing that quality education is the cornerstone of any thriving community, the Building Industry Association of Southern California, Baldy View Chapter (BIA) this week continued its regional dialogue with representatives of local school districts ...

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Detroit construction boom highlights shortcomings in city's school system - Crain's Detroit Business (blog)

September 9, 2017 - 2:51am

Crain's Detroit Business (blog)

Detroit construction boom highlights shortcomings in city's school system
Crain's Detroit Business (blog)
Crockett Technical High School on St. Cyril St. used to teach teenagers skilled trades, but now the building is boarded up. In the background, cranes and steel beams are visible as part of construction on a new auto parts manufacturing plant for Flex-N ...

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4 running for 2 seats on Sidney board | Local News ... - The Daily Nonpareil

September 9, 2017 - 1:15am

4 running for 2 seats on Sidney board | Local News ...
The Daily Nonpareil
Voters in the Sidney Community School District will pick two candidates Tuesday from a field of four running for at-large seats on the Sidney Board of Education.

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Lehigh County state legislator dies - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

September 8, 2017 - 8:46pm

Lehigh County state legislator dies
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
He was also vice president of the Lehigh Valley Building Trades for seven years and was a former Whitehall Township commissioner. As a legislator, his priorities include equitable education funding, job creation, economic development, crime and safety, ...

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Cedar Rapids school board candidate questionnaires - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

September 8, 2017 - 5:02pm

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Cedar Rapids school board candidate questionnaires
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
My priorities start with the day-to-day educational needs of our students and stop at the district offices. What are the ... Foreign languages, cooking, building trades, math, science, history, computer science, etc., we have subjects for every student ...

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UPDATE: Rockland Council questions building fee waiver for new technology school project - PenBayPilot.com

September 8, 2017 - 4:47pm

UPDATE: Rockland Council questions building fee waiver for new technology school project
PenBayPilot.com
Because the school provides maritime education, the Midcoast School of Technology has been permitted to build in an area of the property otherwise nonconforming to the code, according to Root. “I support the position of the school entirely,” Ackor said.

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Solar jobs: Progress and challenges in diversity – pv magazine USA - pv magazine USA

September 8, 2017 - 8:56am

pv magazine USA

Solar jobs: Progress and challenges in diversity – pv magazine USA
pv magazine USA
Two newly released reports explore diversity efforts for solar installation jobs in California and overall job growth in the Midwest.

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Ground Broken for 9th Student-Built Home - Door County Pulse - Door County Pulse

September 8, 2017 - 1:51am

Door County Pulse

Ground Broken for 9th Student-Built Home - Door County Pulse
Door County Pulse
Representatives from the four mainland schools in the county, city officials and board members of the Door County Economic Development Corp. (DCEDC) ...

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Rockland Council questions building fee waiver for new technology ... - PenBayPilot.com

September 7, 2017 - 9:45pm

Rockland Council questions building fee waiver for new technology ...
PenBayPilot.com
ROCKLAND – Why wasn't a building permit fee known about and included in the construction bid, and why is only Rockland asked to pay it? These are the ...

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Rockland at odds with vocational school's fee waiver request - PenBayPilot.com

September 7, 2017 - 8:44pm

Rockland at odds with vocational school's fee waiver request
PenBayPilot.com
Because the school provides maritime education, they've been permitted to build in an area of the property otherwise nonconforming to the code, according to Root. “I support ... I know that there's a huge amount of demand for skilled trades people of ...

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Colorado Mountain College celebrates 50 years with free 'Dancing Through the Decades' event Sept. 8 - Vail Daily News

September 7, 2017 - 7:02pm

Vail Daily News

Colorado Mountain College celebrates 50 years with free 'Dancing Through the Decades' event Sept. 8
Vail Daily News
Colorado Mountain College | Special to the Daily Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley at Edwards moved into its new campus building in 2004 and under... Colorado Mountain College archives .... Later came a strong dance program, fire science technology ...

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One-on-One With Mayor Rahm Emanuel: School Funding, CPS Plans and Crime - Chicago Defender

September 7, 2017 - 9:10am

Chicago Defender

One-on-One With Mayor Rahm Emanuel: School Funding, CPS Plans and Crime
Chicago Defender
What are your thoughts on the recent School education funding bill signed by Gov. Rauner last week? ... I told all of the building trades–carpenters, electricians, painters, and bricklayers–you have to be a part of the curriculum. You got to get over here.
Rahm tells returning CPS students schools are 'Trump-free zone'Chicago Sun-Times

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

September 7, 2017 - 6:07am

Washington Post

The sad story of public education in St. Louis
Washington Post
The school's specialty was career and vocational curricula, celebrated in a series of Art Deco depictions of various trades on the front of the building. Along with Cleveland High, St. Louis Public Schools lists 16 closed schools as “surplus properties ...

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Chicago Architecture Foundation gets a new home - Chicago Tribune - Chicago Tribune

September 7, 2017 - 1:03am

Chicago Tribune

Chicago Architecture Foundation gets a new home - Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Architecture Foundation plans to move to new quarters next year — a riverfront office building that soars above the dock for its tour boats.

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Mayoral Candidates Weigh In On Worker Training - Racine County Eye (blog)

September 6, 2017 - 4:46pm

Racine County Eye (blog)

Mayoral Candidates Weigh In On Worker Training
Racine County Eye (blog)
There are programs and policies in place to educate and enable those who somehow missed the opportunities of our public education system, but we need to make certain that they have access to them and the inspiration to participate. I'm concerned that ...

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Education is a fundamental building block - Medicine Hat News

September 6, 2017 - 11:10am

Education is a fundamental building block
Medicine Hat News
In some countries in Europe, and also in Asia, if you don't do well on your placement exams you are streamed into trades education or bracketed perpetually into a lower income level in society, all because you did not do well on an exam in Grade 6 when ...

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Is America Falling Short On Skills? - Forbes

September 5, 2017 - 6:01pm

Forbes

Is America Falling Short On Skills?
Forbes
The building trades have a ready supply of job-ready, skilled, safe workers at any given time. They have the solutions for the so-called skilled labor shortage: training, apprenticeships, diversity and wages. While their counterparts struggle to meet ...

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