WORDS & PICTURES: Gabrielle Versmessen After one of the most unprecedented times in our country’s history in 2020, D C’s Child Care Center was at a loss for what to do. Short-staffed, unable to find anyone to hire, and about to close their doors for good, they reached out to the Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County. “We called, said we’re … [Read more...] about A Success Story for the Books…
The 2024 WorldSkills USA team will have a unique opportunity to represent our nation while undergoing rigorous training and gaining much greater skill in a craft they love Tweet this A student-led partnership of education and industry, SkillsUSA is America's proud champion of the skilled trades, … [Read more...] about WorldSkills USA Begins Selection for 2024 WorldSkills International Competition in Lyon, France
At Pearson's Connections Academy, we want to meet our students where they are, whether they want to attend college or go immediately into the labor market, as a growing number have told us that they would like to pursue alternative pathways and more direct routes to employment after high school. Tweet this … [Read more...] about Pearson’s Connections Academy and Home Depot’s Path to Pro Program Partner to Connect High School Students to Trade Careers
Activist investor Ryan Cohen was named GameStop Corp.’s CEO on Thursday, sparking celebration from his supporters and fans of the video-game retailer and original meme-stock company on social media. “What Ryan Cohen is doing is changing the paradigm on Wall Street,” tweeted @JamesDrgme. “This is just the beginning for 2.0.” “This is bullish for $GME,” … [Read more...] about Ryan Cohen becomes GameStop CEO and social media reacts
The numbers: The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week to 204,000, but layoffs remained extremely low and there was no sign of rising unemployment. New jobless claims edged up from a revised 202,000 in the prior week, the government said. Claims show a very low number of job losses, indicating the economy is still on … [Read more...] about Jobless claims stay extremely low at 204,000. No sign of rising U.S. unemployment.