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Career Center students gear up for competition in Havre

Career Center students gear up for competition in Havre

Students from the Career Center's SkillsUSA Club are headed up to Havre next month to compete with other Montana high schools with a little assist from some friends. 

March 13, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: U.S. college-for-all model isn’t working

Instead of going through Congress and making the initiative bipartisan, President Obama acted alone in mid-November, promising $100 million in grants to specialized high schools — such as New York City’s Pathways in Technology Early College High School — that prepare students for technical c…

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Senate advances Hathaway scholarship changes

Senate advances Hathaway scholarship changes

CHEYENNE — The state Senate has given preliminary endorsement to a bill that would add to the requirements for college-bound students applying for the top tiers of the Hathaway Scholarship.

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Show-and-tell planned at Career Center Expo

Show-and-tell planned at Career Center Expo

The idea is to throw wide the doors and let the public come take a gander.

February 06, 2013 12:05 am Photos

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Laramie County Community College looks at adding technical, career courses

CHEYENNE — Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne is looking at offering more welding classes along with new course options in technical and career education.

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Class teaches biology through crime scene evidence

Class teaches biology through crime scene evidence

The body was on a gurney in the back of the classroom and pools of blood and vomit congealed on the floor in front of the white board.

August 28, 2012 4:15 pm Photos

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UM College of Technology hopes renaming will change perceptions

On Monday morning, University of Montana College of Technology Dean Barry Good submitted his plan for future changes and rebranding at the two-year school.

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Education subcommittee Republicans cut school funding

Education subcommittee Republicans cut school funding

HELENA — The Republican majority on an education subcommittee on Thursday cut $4 million in proposed state funding for programs such as those for gifted and talented students and providing vocational education, a move that jeopardizes an equivalent amount of federal money.

February 10, 2011 7:57 pm Photos

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Students, grads praise help from community colleges

HELENA — An Eastern Montana man turned his associate's degree from Miles Community College into a bachelor's degree and founded a Washington, D.C., communications and lobbying business. And he's still able to run his ranch in Rosebud County.

January 17, 2011 7:15 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: America must invest more in community colleges

For decades, community colleges have been one of our nation’s best-kept secrets. But the word is out. As a result, community colleges across the country are bursting at the seams. The American dream is within reach for millions of individuals from diverse backgrounds whose perseverance and c…

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