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The case for shop class: How vocational schools and gap years can help ease academic anxiety - Chicago Tribune

November 15, 2017 - 6:01am

Chicago Tribune

The case for shop class: How vocational schools and gap years can help ease academic anxiety
Chicago Tribune
At Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, longtime applied technology teacher Steve Silca has 230 students enrolled in his popular woodworking program, which includes several different class levels, from basic to advanced. "My students make 450 ...

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Laconia man helps St. Thomas hurricane recovery efforts | New ... - The Union Leader

November 13, 2017 - 7:03am

The Union Leader

Laconia man helps St. Thomas hurricane recovery efforts | New ...
The Union Leader
Art Ablemann a former high school principal, math teacher and guidance counselor who spent 10 days on the Caribbean island of St. Thomas recently, said ...

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Laconia man helps St. Thomas hurricane recovery efforts - The Union Leader

November 13, 2017 - 3:25am

The Union Leader

Laconia man helps St. Thomas hurricane recovery efforts
The Union Leader
While on the island, Ablemann helped in the café and bakery run by My Brother's Workshop that typically provides vocational training in cooking and guest services. More recently they were making some 500 meals a day helping feed those in need. Founded ...

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Local artists open their doors - Camas Washougal Post Record

November 9, 2017 - 8:32am

Camas Washougal Post Record

Local artists open their doors
Camas Washougal Post Record
He had trained with a blind woodworker in Salt Lake City at a vocational school for blind adults and says he had always loved woodworking, even as a high school student. “I love woodworking. It's always different and new,” Furniss says. “I tend to use ...

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Enumclaw teacher lands national award; CTE program benefits - Enumclaw Courier-Herald

November 8, 2017 - 12:00am

Enumclaw Courier-Herald

Enumclaw teacher lands national award; CTE program benefits
Enumclaw Courier-Herald
It's what used to be called “vocational,” he said, explaining that CTE offerings at Enumclaw High include everything from welding to the culinary arts, from automotive classes to agriculture – and much more. Kilmer teaches construction, architecture ...

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Enumclaw teacher lands national award; CTE program benefits - Enumclaw Courier-Herald

November 7, 2017 - 4:20pm

Enumclaw Courier-Herald

Enumclaw teacher lands national award; CTE program benefits
Enumclaw Courier-Herald
It's what used to be called “vocational,” he said, explaining that CTE offerings at Enumclaw High include everything from welding to the culinary arts, from automotive classes to agriculture – and much more. Kilmer teaches construction, architecture ...

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Free training in construction basics offered on Orcas Island - SanJuanIslander.com

November 6, 2017 - 1:14pm

Free training in construction basics offered on Orcas Island
SanJuanIslander.com
... funded by the Orcas Island Community Foundation, Orcas Kiwanis, Islanders Bank, the San Juan County Builders' Association, Orcas Excavators and Island Excavating. The course will be taught at Orcas Island High School by Vocational and Woodworking ...

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Schools target technical education to prepare workforce | Bluffton ... - Bluffton Today

November 5, 2017 - 9:59pm

Schools target technical education to prepare workforce | Bluffton ...
Bluffton Today
CHARLESTON — With all the industry coming to South Carolina, educators are doing what they can to make sure a prepared work force will be available.

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Schools target technical education to prepare workforce | News ... - Aiken Standard

November 5, 2017 - 8:07pm

Aiken Standard

Schools target technical education to prepare workforce | News ...
Aiken Standard
CHARLESTON (AP) — With all the industry coming to South Carolina, educators are doing what they can to make sure a prepared work force will be available.

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Schools target technical education to prepare workforce | Wire ... - SCNow

November 4, 2017 - 11:42pm

Schools target technical education to prepare workforce | Wire ...
SCNow
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — With all the industry coming to South Carolina, educators are doing what they can to make sure a prepared work force will be ...

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Schools Target Technical Education to Prepare Workforce - U.S. News & World Report

November 4, 2017 - 11:07pm

Schools Target Technical Education to Prepare Workforce
U.S. News & World Report
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Smith Hughes National Vocational Education Act, signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson on Feb. 23, 1917. It created the Federal Board for Vocational Education to promote training in agriculture, trades ...

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Schools target technical education to prepare workforce - WRAL.com

November 4, 2017 - 8:41pm

Schools target technical education to prepare workforce
WRAL.com
It created the Federal Board for Vocational Education to promote training in agriculture, trades and industries, commerce and home economics in the secondary schools. For years, vocational education had a reputation as something reserved for those ...

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