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Huge budget boost to higher education targets student housing, job training, facilities

The Los Angeles Times 15 May 2021
That amounts to a 5% increase in base ongoing general funds for UC and Cal State, Newsom said ... A new $1-billion investment of one-time funds over the next two years will create a program to help campuses identify employers willing to offer career opportunities to students related to their fields of study.
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Lloyd Omdahl: Legislature should reconsider career academies

The Bismarck Tribune 15 May 2021
Even though the budget prognosis for the next biennium is promising, the North Dakota Legislature passed up the opportunity to move the state up a few notches in innovativeness when the House Appropriations Committee stripped Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner’s proposal for career academies out of the proposed budget ... Career academies timely.
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Legislature should reconsider the career academies

Wahpeton Daily News 15 May 2021
Even though the budget prognosis for the next biennium is promising, the North Dakota legislature passed up the opportunity to move the state up a few notches in innovativeness when the House Appropriations Committee stripped Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner’s proposal for career academies out of the proposed budget ... Career academies timely.
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Supporters step up for Children's Aid Foundation of Ottawa's fine dining and wine event, Salut!

Ottawa Business Journal 15 May 2021
Editor's Note ... Cardel Homes previously established a scholarship fund at Algonquin College through the Children’s Aid Foundation of Ottawa to help youth who are interested in a career in the trades ... Next month, another 200 activity kits are being planned for kids as part of a "get active" campaign, with funding received from the OSEG Foundation.
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'What he wanted was money, what he wanted was power': How Jasiel Correia fell from grace

Taunton Daily Gazette 15 May 2021
... a smartphone app to fund a life of luxury ... Attorney Andrew Lelling alleged Correia convinced seven people to invest more than $363,000 in SnoOwl between 2013 and 2017, but "diverted more than $231,000 of that money to fund his political career and extravagant lifestyle.”.
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CU Boulder, Boulder County receive $400K scholarship grant

Daily Camera 14 May 2021
A second COSI grant will provide funding for 50 students pursuing careers in “critical industries” at CU Boulder ... in Boulder County are facing much greater barriers than other students in getting funding,” said Keelin McGill, director of college and career at the foundation.
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The 2024 Treasonous Plot to Steal the Presidency Exposed, Yet Still Working

Democratic Underground 14 May 2021
One of the big challenges the American media and our political system have with this era’s Republicans is that, like the people I was testing to try to filter out from our potential pool of employees, the GOP is now filled with and funded by actual career criminals with no deep understanding of, or respect for, right and wrong.
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UAPB receives $500K pledge

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 14 May 2021
A core component of the Synchrony commitment is the impact on career readiness and job development. The impact of the funding will significantly grow the university's capacity to help students, according to Shirley Cherry, UAPB director of career services ... "This funding allows us the stability to continue making a difference with our students.".
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5 THINGS TO KNOW: What is Project RISE through the Choctaw Nation?

McAlester News-Capital 14 May 2021
Project RISE is a grant funded college and career readiness program that utilizes student and parent input, community partnerships and data to connect Native American students with opportunities after high school graduation ... college advisement, career training,�STEM awareness, and concurrent enrollment assistance.
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Amazon announces 10,000 new jobs in UK

Sina 14 May 2021
The training will be offered through Amazon's Career Choice program, which covers the course fees for Amazon employees interested in pursuing a future career outside of the company ... "We're proud of the front-line roles we offer across Amazon, and we also know that they will be a stepping stone for some in their career journey.
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Shelby teacher named Kenan Fellow

Shelby Star 14 May 2021
State University. Owens is part of the 2021-22 Kenan Fellows cohort and will receive leadership training to drive innovations in STEM education and help students build career-ready skills ... In addition, she is a 2019 recipient of the Burroughs Welcome Fund Career Award for Science and Mathematics Teachers ... Beverly Owens ... Facebook. Twitter. Email.
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Workforce shortage plagues construction

Colorado Springs Business Journal 14 May 2021
Isaiah Brown, a Careers in Construction participant and Mesa Ridge High School graduate, is pursuing a career as an electrician ... Brown is a graduate of the Careers in Construction program that launched in 2015 ... Glenn Hard, a former Manitou Springs High School principal, retired in 2019 and joined Careers in Construction as executive director.
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Walmart Foundation Awards Hire Heroes USA and Operation Homefront Grant to Reach Underserved Veterans and ...

Johnson City Press 14 May 2021
ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Top-rated veteran and military service organizations Hire Heroes USA and Operation Homefront were awarded a nearly $1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to provide much-needed career and financial assistance to veterans of color and those living in rural communities.
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Grand Valley State University forms national alliance to solve equity challenges in higher education

Michigan Live 14 May 2021
The first was a theme-based curriculum focused on tying high school classes to different career choices, and the second was a life-skills curriculum where college and high school students worked together on topics like financial literacy ... Michigan couple donates $19M in scholarship funds to Grand Valley State University.
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Amazon to Increase UK Workforce to 55,000 People by Year-End, Invest $14Mln in Training

Urdu Point 14 May 2021
Additionally, Amazon will fund the Career Choice program for employees that want to branch out from the company into such professional fields as accountancy, software development and cargo vehicle driving, among others. Amazon will offer to pre-pay 95% of tuition and associated fees for nationally recognized courses, up to �8,000 over four years.
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