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Jun 21, 2017

Educational and Career Advice and a Barely Changing Score

In the grand scheme of things – and even in much smaller schemes – two decades are not much more than a blip.  So, I don...

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Jun 20, 2017

Good News about Apprenticeships

President Trump signed an executive order last Thursday (June 15) significantly reducing federal oversight of apprentice...

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Jun 14, 2017

What’s CTE? And It Increased High School Graduation Rates by HOW Much?

If I had to guess, there is a general sense among adults in general that high schools in Minnesota and elsewhere around ...

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Jun 1, 2017

An Impressive “Hand’s On, In-the-Seat” Program in Staples

Staples is 30 miles west of Brainerd in Minnesota Lake Country, hence the name Central Lakes College, with campuses in b...

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Jun 1, 2017

Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Here’s the lament we hear constantly from employers in Greater Minnesota: “We can’t find a skilled workforce—or grow as ...

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May 17, 2017

BMW’s Success with Germany’s Apprenticeship Model

American employers have a lot to learn from Germany’s apprenticeship model. At least, that’s what BMW’s success at its p...

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