The Skanner Newspaper - Education http://www.theskanner.com/news/education Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:33:51 -0700 MYOB en-gb jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner Newspaper) New Orleans Closes All Public Schools Moves to Charter Schools http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/21298-new-orleans-closes-all-public-schools-moves-to-charter-schools http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/21298-new-orleans-closes-all-public-schools-moves-to-charter-schools White students attend the best charter schools; the worst serve African American students

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Education Thu, 29 May 2014 21:11:50 -0700
Black-Led Mentoring Groups Cut Out of Funding for “My Brother’s Keeper” http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/21238-black-led-mentoring-groups-cut-out-of-funding-for-my-brother-s-keeper http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/21238-black-led-mentoring-groups-cut-out-of-funding-for-my-brother-s-keeper Feds create rules that require mentoring agencies to work in 45 states but Black-led groups are smaller 

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Education Wed, 14 May 2014 20:09:50 -0700
Accusations Fly Amid School Dispute http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/21202-accusations-fly-amid-dispute-between-school-principal-and-parents http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/21202-accusations-fly-amid-dispute-between-school-principal-and-parents Investigation found "larger racial problem" at school 

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Education Thu, 08 May 2014 17:14:56 -0700
WSU is One of 55 Colleges in Federal Sex Assault Investigation http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/21184-wsu-is-one-of-55-colleges-in-federal-sex-assault-investigation http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/21184-wsu-is-one-of-55-colleges-in-federal-sex-assault-investigation Watch: The White House has released a new video on preventing rape featuring Benicio del Toro, Daniel Craig and the president himself

 

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Education Fri, 02 May 2014 19:11:25 -0700
Concordia University: Getting a College Education Pays Big Dividends. http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18681-concordia-university-getting-a-college-education-pays-big-dividends-2013-05-30 http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18681-concordia-university-getting-a-college-education-pays-big-dividends-2013-05-30

A cornerstone of our northeast Portland neighborhood since 1905, Concordia is a private, Christian,  liberal arts university that welcomes students of every faith, culture, and background.

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner) Education Thu, 30 May 2013 11:35:50 -0700
Mt. Hood Community College http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18680-mt-hood-community-college-2013-05-30 http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18680-mt-hood-community-college-2013-05-30

A world of possibility awaits you when you sign up for classes – in everything from Administrative Office Professional to Zoology.

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner) Education Thu, 30 May 2013 11:34:25 -0700
MHCC Hosts Statewide Auto Repair Contest http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18679-mhcc-hosts-statewide-auto-repair-contest-2013-05-30 http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18679-mhcc-hosts-statewide-auto-repair-contest-2013-05-30

Vale High School students Logan Boyle and Cody Collins took first place in the 2013 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills State Hands-on Competition

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner) Education Thu, 30 May 2013 11:33:09 -0700
Marylhurst University Students Have Many Options to Shape Iunique Programs that Match Their Personal http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18678-marylhurst-university-students-have-many-options-to-shape-iunique-programs-that-match-their-personal-2013-05-30 http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18678-marylhurst-university-students-have-many-options-to-shape-iunique-programs-that-match-their-personal-2013-05-30

Marylhurst offers more than 50 accredited graduate and undergraduate degrees and professional certificate programs on campus and online

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner) Education Thu, 30 May 2013 11:30:58 -0700
Start Your Career at Clackamas Community College http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18677-start-your-career-at-clackamas-community-college-2013-05-30 http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18677-start-your-career-at-clackamas-community-college-2013-05-30
CCC has one of the most active community college foundations in the state

You'll find transfer credit classes that help you work toward associate and bachelor degrees, as well as dozens of career and technical programs leading to jobs, work force services and adult basic education.

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner) Education Thu, 30 May 2013 11:29:04 -0700
As GED Changes Classes Offered to Help Everyone Finish in 2013 http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18674-as-ged-changes-classes-offered-to-help-everyone-finish-in-2013-2013-05-30 http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18674-as-ged-changes-classes-offered-to-help-everyone-finish-in-2013-2013-05-30

In 2014 the test is changing and any progress you have made on the test will be wiped out. Not only that, the new test will be a lot harder.

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Education Thu, 30 May 2013 11:23:19 -0700
Leonard Fearn: VA Hospital Emergency Department Medical Administrator and Afge Local President http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18670-leonard-fearn-va-hospital-emergency-department-medical-administrator-and-afge-local-president-2013-05-30 http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/18670-leonard-fearn-va-hospital-emergency-department-medical-administrator-and-afge-local-president-2013-05-30

Leonard Fearn is a hospital administrator and the president of the American Federation of Government Employees Local 2157. He spoke with The Skanner News about why a career in government service is a good idea, and what his union does to give each member the best opportunities possible.

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner) Education Thu, 30 May 2013 11:17:10 -0700
Multimedia Training in North Portland http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/16041-multimedia-training-in-north-portland-2012-10-02 http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/16041-multimedia-training-in-north-portland-2012-10-02
Learn Digital Video Production and Editing

Students learn to tell a story using the materials of television: basic storyboarding and scripting; conducting an interview in the field; learning the fundamentals of field lighting, audio, and camcorder operation; editing and the fundamental principals of journalism. Together they determine production topics, develop a plan, shoot, and edit a complete field segment to be aired on Portland Community TV

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Education Tue, 02 Oct 2012 12:00:18 -0700
Inside the Industry: Turner Construction School for Construction Management http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/15977-inside-the-industry-turner-construction-school-for-construction-management-2012-09-27 http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/15977-inside-the-industry-turner-construction-school-for-construction-management-2012-09-27
Ruby Jones

When awarding contracts, Jones says her company is looking for performance, above all else

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner) Education Thu, 27 Sep 2012 11:49:17 -0700
Federal Government Slaps ODOT on Highway 217 Job http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/15964-federal-government-slaps-odot-on-highway-217-job-2012-09-27 http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/15964-federal-government-slaps-odot-on-highway-217-job-2012-09-27
Fake minority companies identified in rare victory for construction contracting watchdogs

"I have no hammer – the only hammer I have is my bully pulpit," she said. "We really think that these three things with the joint legislative audits committee, meeting with agency directors or division heads, and the follow-up audits, that we are seeing greater compliance in terms of recommendations."

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving of The Skanner News) Education Thu, 27 Sep 2012 10:29:11 -0700
Free Hd Video Camera Workshop http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/15743-free-intensive-hd-video-camera-workshop-2012-09-10 http://www.theskanner.com/news/education/15743-free-intensive-hd-video-camera-workshop-2012-09-10
Free, Saturday, September 29,2012, from 9 am – 5 pm

This new workshop blends teaching the mechanics of HD camera operation and the art of producing oral history in a one-day 8-hour workshop. NPMTC supports the community's effort to record the histories of its citizens through their own words.

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Education Mon, 10 Sep 2012 11:05:09 -0700