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Blackhawk Technical College > News | Events > BTC Current News > Culinary Arts Academy leads to employment

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Best Online Colleges in Wisconsin for 2016

Best Online Colleges in Wisconsin for 2016 | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
OnlineColleges.com’s tool ranks more than 2,500 accredited colleges. Compare affordability, student services and availability of online programs across Wisconsin's top colleges.
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Teen Creates App So Bullied Kids Never Have To Eat Alone

Teen Creates App So Bullied Kids Never Have To Eat Alone | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
Natalie Hampton knows what it's like to have no one to sit with during school lunch. So she created Sit With Us, an app that helps kids find friendly harbors in the crowd.
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Wisconsin restaurants strive to get more cooks in the kitchen

Wisconsin restaurants strive to get more cooks in the kitchen | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
As our economy stabilized after the Great Recession, the restaurant industry began a resurgence not seen in years. With so many new restaurants popping up nationwide, the culinary industry has been facing a surge in job openings — and a shortage of chefs and cooks to fill them.
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Fed government plans to erase student debt for students of Corinthian Colleges

Fed government plans to erase student debt for students of Corinthian Colleges | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
The federal government will erase much of the debt of students who attended the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges, officials announced Monday, as part of a new plan that could cost taxpayers as much as $3.6 billion.
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Second class: Madison's adjunct professors lack wages, job security of their full-time peers : Ct

Second class: Madison's adjunct professors lack wages, job security of their full-time peers : Ct | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
In 2013, nearly half of all teachers at four-year and two-year higher education institutions across the country were part-time instructional staff.
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Top 6 Higher Ed Digital Policy Issues to Watch in 2015

Top 6 Higher Ed Digital Policy Issues to Watch in 2015 | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
University administrators can stay ahead of the game by keeping an eye on these ed tech policy issues that may affect them.
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Arcadia woman cuts through challenges to earn degrees

Arcadia woman cuts through challenges to earn degrees | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
Rebecca Konkel hopes her graduation speech Tuesday to her fellow Chippewa Valley Technical College graduates inspires them to realize the many choices before them.
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LTC Culinary Institute student chefs serve Thanksgiving meal to Boys and Girls Club kids

LTC Culinary Institute student chefs serve Thanksgiving meal to Boys and Girls Club kids | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
LTC culinary students pool their tips to give back to the community.
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Success in the kitchen? Chefs reveal how

Success in the kitchen? Chefs reveal how | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
Even if you've never considered culinary school, you can still keep a kitchen like a chef. We asked chef-instructors from a few culinary programs around Wisconsin to share their top tips for home cooks.
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Will Free Online Courses Ever Replace a College Education?

Will Free Online Courses Ever Replace a College Education? | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
Two years into their existence, MOOCs haven't stolen students away from brick-and-mortar universities. Instead, they've become a genre of their own.
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New Data, Same Story: College Enrollment Numbers Released for 2014

New Data, Same Story: College Enrollment Numbers Released for 2014 | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
Total enrollments across all of higher education decreased by 0.8%, with for-profits once more in precipitous decline at 4.9%.
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MKE HS students learn and earn credits for college

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DOJ vs. UC Berkeley: Forcing Online Content to Be Accessible

DOJ vs. UC Berkeley: Forcing Online Content to Be Accessible | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
UC Berkeley is figuring out what to do next as the U.S. Department of Justice tells it to make its online audio and video content accessible.
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New MATC culinary facility aims to fill kitchens with new chefs

New MATC culinary facility aims to fill kitchens with new chefs | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
The culinary arts facility opened when classes began last week as part of a $31 million renovation of MATC's Truax campus.
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Overview - WTCS

Overview - WTCS | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it

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Graduate Outcomes (Follow-Up) Report.  92% placement post graduation. Nice!  Click the first pdf link on the page.

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Many Community College Grads Continue to Out-Earn B.A. Holders a Decade After Graduation

Many Community College Grads Continue to Out-Earn B.A. Holders a Decade After Graduation | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
The average salary in Texas for a mechanical engineering certificate is $116,000.
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Online Test Authentication Keeps Students, Criminals In Check

Online Test Authentication Keeps Students, Criminals In Check | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
A fast-growing company has found success by ensuring security during online tests.
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Tom Hanks on His Two Years at Chabot College

Tom Hanks on His Two Years at Chabot College | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
President Obama’s plan to expand free access to two-year schools deserves Congress’s support.
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Technical college students benefit from $1,000 Great Lakes Scholarships - WTCS

Technical college students benefit from $1,000 Great Lakes Scholarships - WTCS | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Tasty Tutorial

Tasty Tutorial | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Milwaukee Area Technical College Culinary/Hospitality program's makeover opens up to a fantastic experience!

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Scholarships give technical school apprentices a boost

Scholarships give technical school apprentices a boost | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
Student apprentices at technical schools have not been eligible for financial aid until recently. Now, new grants are funding scholarships designed specifically to help them.
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New report shows nearly $2 billion in GI Bill funds go to for-profit colleges | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour

New report shows nearly $2 billion in GI Bill funds go to for-profit colleges | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
Veterans coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan are enrolling at for-profit colleges and some of those companies operating on campus “appear to be taking advantage of a loophole.” That loophole lets the companies count GI Bill benefits as non-federal (non-taxpayer) money, according to a report released earlier today from Senator Tom Harkin, chairmen of the Senate Health, Education and Labor Pensions (HELP) Committee.
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Who’s really benefiting from the GI Bill?

Who’s really benefiting from the GI Bill? | Curriculum and Higher Education | Scoop.it
Veterans can receive the full cost of a college education under the GI Bill, but recently funds from the bill have flowed mostly to for-profit schools, even though veterans’ prospects are often not appreciably better after attending them. Aaron Glantz of the Center for Investigative Reporting explores the growing scrutiny on the destination of this federal funding. Continue reading →
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