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Reauthorization of Carl Perkins CTE Act…

The Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Act, first authorized in 1984 and most recently reauthorized in 2006, provides federal funding and support for Career & Technical Education programs in all 50 states at both the secondary and post-secondary … Continue reading

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Student Achievement Data Shows CTE Works…

The following information details the findings of the 2012 Career and Technical Education Consolidated Annual Report (CAR) and Department of Public Instruction’s Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Report. The information provided below compares CTE concentrators (a student who has earned two or … Continue reading

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New College Grads, 6 Tips for Success…

Copyright December 11, 2012 CareerBuilder, LLC – Reprinted with permission. By Sonia Acosta, Special to CareerBuilder      College seniors and recent graduates are in a delicate, crucial and demanding time of their lives. They face an overwhelming number of decisions … Continue reading

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Helpful Websites for Career Exploration…

The world wide web is huge, enormous, and can be overwhelming with information at times. Sometimes it is nice to know where to find what you are looking for rather than wading through all the search engine options.  Here you … Continue reading

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Using Twitter to Fight Cyberbullying…

Read about a great story of an Osseo, MN high school student using Twitter to combat cyberbullying by creating a nice account intended to lift the spirits of classmates.  It sets a great example of using social media to help those affected … Continue reading

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Out in the Community with NTHS…

  National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) honors the best and brightest students in Career and Technical Education classes.  NTHS values being an active citizen in our community.  Each member of NTHS participates in a group volunteer activity, on top of … Continue reading

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Could You Be So Brave…

From: http://charactercounts.org/chron/2011/08/19/photographer-stands-up-to-bullies/ Jennifer McKendrick, a photographer from Indiana County, PA, became a Facebook celebrity in August when she refused to photograph school bullies for their senior portraits.  The Huffington Post reports that McKendrick discovered a Facebook page with nasty comments … Continue reading

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NTHS Members Serving Our Community…

North Dakota has only three National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) chapters in the state and Grand Forks Public Schools has two of them (Red River High School and Grand Forks Central High School). The best and brightest students enrolled in … Continue reading

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