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Nov 11, 2019

What Percentage of Students in Anoka County are Suited for Careers in the Trades?

Editor’s note:  Minnesota’s Department of Labor and Industry oversees the state’s “Pipeline Program,” which in simplest ...

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Oct 30, 2019

New Trades Ambassador program connects students with skilled trades

High school students can now find out about the viable, valuable and fulfilling career paths that the trades and manufac...

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Oct 30, 2019

Dunwoody celebrates women pursuing technical careers

In celebration of women pursuing technical careers, Dunwoody College of Technology hosted its annual Kate L. Dunwoody So...

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Oct 29, 2019

Braham high-schoolers show what tech-savvy kids can do

High school students in tiny Braham, Minnesota, are proving the sky is the limit for young people who get top-notch tech...

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Oct 29, 2019

‘The Black and White Beauty of Fixing Things’

The following exchanges with three young Minnesotans who enjoy working with their hands are excerpted from a chapter tit...

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Oct 28, 2019

Industry-education partnerships boost aircraft repair enrollments

Aircraft mechanics are in short supply around the nation. But in Duluth, that’s changing, thanks to the innovative effor...

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Sep 30, 2019

Big Lake High School students learn there is no one path to success

Big Lake Schools 3rd Annual Youth Apprenticeship and Career Fair exposed over 1,400 students in grades 5, 8 and 9-12 to...

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Sep 17, 2019

Which training programs for skilled workers perform best?

Minnesota employers in manufacturing and the trades continue to grapple with daunting workforce challenges. For example,...

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Sep 16, 2019

Bluff Country Collaborative sparks new connection between rural schools and employers

Rural Minnesota school districts generally lack the resources that allow urban and suburban schools to connect students ...

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Sep 16, 2019

Technicians and ‘One of the Greatest Scientific Achievements of the 21st Century’

As part of Great Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree, I’ve reviewed a lot of reports in recent years that blur into each oth...

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