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Fast-track training offered for hotel, hospitality field

Fast-track training offered for hotel, hospitality field | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
RACINE COUNTY — Gateway Technical College will conduct an “intense” four-month session to train workers to enter a career in the hotel and hospitality industry, which college officials called an
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Did you leave college before earning your degree? The NewsHour wants to hear from you

Did you leave college before earning your degree? The NewsHour wants to hear from you | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Millions of college students are enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities, but many won't finish their degrees. The NewsHour wants to know what stands between students and achievement and what higher education officials can do to remove those obstacles.
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4 community college leaders to watch in 2017 and beyond

4 community college leaders to watch in 2017 and beyond | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it

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Chefs moved to action by travel ban

Chefs moved to action by travel ban | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
When national politics and food collide, awareness is raised through flavor
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Nicolet partnership with UW-Stout opens door to bachelor's degrees for Nicolet Culinary Arts grads - The Lakeland Times

Nicolet partnership with UW-Stout opens door to bachelor's degrees for Nicolet Culinary Arts grads - The Lakeland Times | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
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The New 'Good Jobs'

The New 'Good Jobs' | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Jobs that pay well but don’t require a bachelor’s degree are what many Americans want—and these days, they’re not found on an assembly line.
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2016 College Guide and Rankings

2016 College Guide and Rankings | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Since 2005, the Washington Monthly has released an annual College Guide and rankings, where we rate schools based on what they are doing for the country. It’s our answer to U.S News & World Report, which relies on crude and easily manipulated measures of wealth, exclusivity, and prestige to evaluate schools. We rate schools based on their contribution to
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InsideWis: As workforce challenges grow, ‘family friendly’ companies may have edge | Wisconsin Technology Council

InsideWis: As workforce challenges grow, ‘family friendly’ companies may have edge | Wisconsin Technology Council | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
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Preschool Teachers Earn Less Than Tree Trimmers

Preschool Teachers Earn Less Than Tree Trimmers | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Science says early learning is crucial, but teacher pay suggests otherwise.
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"Speak Out Superior" in Support of Sexual Assault Awareness

"Speak Out Superior" in Support of Sexual Assault Awareness | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it

Raising awareness for Sexual Assault Awareness month.

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Talented alums from WI Indianhead Technical College!
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Learning character: Oshkosh inmates transcribe works into Braille

Learning character: Oshkosh inmates transcribe works into Braille | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Visually-impaired children are benefiting from the work of inmates at Oshkosh Correctional Institution.
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This is awesome!  I love that these skills are being taught and utilized to the benefit of our younger learners!
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How To Better Engage Your Introverts

How To Better Engage Your Introverts | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Traditional activities designed to engage employees are centered around the extrovert, so how do you engage introverts in a world directed at the extrovert?
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CVTC pitches two new programs

Demand for workers in the natural gas industry and teaching assistants in schools has Chippewa Valley Technical College seeking approval to create two new programs. The CVTC Board is scheduled to vote on those program proposals at its 5:30 p.m. Thursday meeting in Room 100A of the college’s Business Education Center, 620 W. Clairemont Ave. After Thursday’s CVTC Board meeting the program requests would then go to the Wisconsin Technical College System Board for approval and possible grants to help with startup costs. If the proposals gain the necessary approvals and support, the earliest the programs could start is fall 2018 for teaching assistants and summer 2019 for the gas utility service technicians, according to CVTC’s vice president of instruction Julie Furst-Bowe. The gas
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D.C. is among the first in nation to require child-care workers to get college degrees

D.C. is among the first in nation to require child-care workers to get college degrees | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
A central part of that mission is educating a workforce that historically has been paid and treated like babysitters. What the job actually demands is closer to the work of elementary school teachers, scientists say.
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Analysis | What educators know about teaching young children — but policymakers ignore

Analysis | What educators know about teaching young children — but policymakers ignore | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
A new survey reveals the disconnect.
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ED publishes final rules on distance education

ED publishes final rules on distance education | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
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Accountability Resources

Accountability Resources | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Key Resources   2015-16 Report Card Resources 2015-16 District Report Card Data Download File - includes data from each district’s report card in the state 2015-16 School Report Card Data Download File - includes data from each school’s report card in the state
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U.S. Dept. of Education drops hammer on ITT Tech with devastating restrictions

U.S. Dept. of Education drops hammer on ITT Tech with devastating restrictions | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
ITT Tech, one of the largest and most expensive for-profit schools in the United States, was hit Thursday with severe restrictions from Education officials.
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Two-year degrees have more value for students

Two-year degrees have more value for students | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Why are we pushing our children to get four-year college degrees when the majority of the current and future jobs will require an education level of a two-year degree or less?
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Father, son set to graduate from MATC together

Father, son set to graduate from MATC together | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
The pair wants to run their own funeral home.
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Northwestern Mutual's Botcher, MATC president Martin among 2016 Women of Influence - Milwaukee - Milwaukee Business Journal

Northwestern Mutual's Botcher, MATC president Martin among 2016 Women of Influence - Milwaukee - Milwaukee Business Journal | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Northwestern Mutual vice president and project leader Sandy Botcher and Milwaukee Area Technical College president Vicki Martin are among the first group of Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2016 Women of Influence winners. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos of the winners.
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Congratulations to our MATC-Milwaukee President, Vicki Martin!
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