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50th District candidates promise focus on education
Columbia Daily Tribune
The foundation formula is generally off-limits for cuts in actual spending, but other education budget lines have not fared as well. The state spends less today than it did in fiscal 2006 on transportation, vocational education and teacher development.

LCHS earns 'Best High School' honor
Lincoln Courier
β€œTo graduate, Illinois high school students must take three years of math and one year of art, music, foreign language or vocational education among other requirements. In 11th grade, students are assessed via the SAT college entrance exam,” wrote Bagby.

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UPDATE: Firetruck gets new life as teacher
News Courier
β€œI was approached by Dr. Sisk asking if the schools could use it for educational purposes.” Thornton said it would be used in the classroom in vocational education at the Tech Center. On the city's part, the chief said he thought it might help with ...

Enrollment drops at suburban, rural schools as cities grow
Education Week (subscription)
While public discourse tends to blame that loss on vocational and charter schools, Acting Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Jeff Wulfson says the full picture is much broader. Jobs in the innovation economy are increasingly ...

Nogales International

CTE opens doors to continued education with employment
Nogales International
While technical and vocational education programs have historically been considered an alternative track for students who didn't plan on attending college, they have also become a popular option for students headed into higher education who want more ...


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