Archive: August, 2015

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Aug2015
The Texas Association of Workforce Boards (TAWB) will sponsor an "EO Training and Section 188 Compliance Workshop" on October 13-14, 2015 at the Regional Police Academy at the North Central Texas Council of Governments Regional Training Center, 624 Six Flags Drive, Arlington, TX 76011. Read More  

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Aug2015
Read about the recent TAWB quarterly meetings, upcoming events and the latest news in the world of Workforce. Read More  

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Aug2015
Grants from the Texas Workforce Commission to North Lake and El Centro colleges, in partnership with Shermco Industries and the Western Association of Food Chains, respectively, are good examples that help bridge the skills gap and provide training for people who need jobs. Read More

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Aug2015
State’s employer payrolls expand in 57 of the past 58 months. Read More  

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Aug2015
It’s time for high schools to bring back shop and vocational classes — but with a more advanced twist — to meet demand for well-paid manufacturing jobs. Read More  

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Aug2015
Within weeks, the Texas Supreme Court will hear the latest school finance case. Read More  

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Aug2015
Nearly all of the countries that use apprenticeship extensively have relatively low youth unemployment rates because apprenticeships make for smoother transition from school to careers. Read More  

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Aug2015
Summer 2015 edition of Solutions Magazine from Texas Workforce Commission includes article on TWC’s Statewide Externship for Teachers Initiative that provides middle and high school teachers knowledge of the workforce skills they need to incorporate into their lesson plans. Read More  

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Aug2015
With on-the-job training, employers could fill open positions in close to real time. Read More  

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Aug2015
State grants have always made up a small portion of Texas students' college aid — about 6 percent, according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. But for middle-class Texans, the state's help has been shrinking even more. Read More  

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