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(Janesville, WI) Angie Kablar, Blackhawk Technical College On Wednesday, May 16, leaders from Blackhawk Technical College and the University of Wisco...

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(Janesville, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Rock County 5.0, Blackhawk Technical College and the Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Bo...

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(Janesville, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette Five years since opening its doors to entrepreneurs in 2013, the Janesville Innovation Center will be self-suffi...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Foremost Media CEO Jon Ballard said he can picture the future for a few incoming high school seniors he pl...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Parents looking to keep their kids challenged this summer might want to consider sending them to one o...

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(Rock County, WI) – A paid internship program for (incoming) Rock County high school seniors was announced during last week’s earn-and-lea...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, BTC Yesterday, leaders from Blackhawk Technical College (BTC), Rock County 5.0 and the Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Deve...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, BTC Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) nursing students are among the best in the state…AGAIN! According to the Wi...

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(Janesville, WI) Gazette Staff        St. William Catholic School's First Lego League team took top prize in one of four categori...

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(Janesville, WI) By Catherine Idzerda, Gazette Six local businesses won the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s inaugural Business Fri...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Recent booms for United Alloy and other local companies have kept Janesville among the top 40 best-performing ...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackhawk Technical College In a joint effort between Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) and the Southwest Wisconsin Workf...

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(Edgerton, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette Sessions such as Monday's—one of roughly a dozen elementary students will participate in throughout the scho...

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(Rock County, WI) The economic resurgence of the Janesville-Beloit MSA has propelled itself into a Top 10 national ranking, according to a recent mont...

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(Milton, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released its report cards for school districts and indivi...

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(Janesville, WI) Conor Smyth, WI Technical College System The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and Blackhawk Technical College honored SSI T...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine W. Idzerda, Gazette On Friday, more than 600 students from eight local school districts participated in Manufacturing Day,...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News While hosting the TV show "Dirty Jobs," Mike Rowe said he was struck by the fact that success didn't lo...

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(Edgerton, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette The small plot of land tucked between Edgerton High School and Community Elementary School doesn't look like much ...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackhawk Technical College In celebration of Manufacturing Day, on Friday, October 6, Blackhawk Technical College (BTC),...

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(Rock County, WI) – Career development and exploration activities within Southern Wisconsin recently received a significant boost, as Inspire Ro...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackhawk Technical College Enrollment is up at Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) for the fall 2017 semester according to...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Many with a stake in workforce development are excited about the upcoming Business Education Connection...

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(Janesville, WI) Blackhawk Technical College The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program at Blackhawk Technical College got a welcome shot in the ...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News The School District of Beloit has hired a new career and technical education director to build upon the...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackhawk Technical College In today’s global economy, businesses are constantly seeking opportunities to gain a co...

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(Madison, WI) WI Department of Workforce Development Today, Governor Scott Walker announced the launch of WisConnect, a free, 24-hour online res...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Area youth attended the Hendricks CareerTek Engineering and Construction Academy last week and were eag...

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(Rock County, WI) A report highlighting the use of the County’s web-based career preparation and readiness platform, which is powered by Ca...

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(Janesville, WI) Ryan Silvola, Beloit Daily News Young students can explore potential fields of employment with a summer camp being offered this summ...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette On Tuesday, Blackhawk Technical College demonstrated its new mobile live fire training unit. The unit is ...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette On Friday, the Janesville School District along with Junior Achievement and the Job Center of Wisconsin h...

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(Town of Beloit) Ryan Silvola, Beloit Daily News Students at Beloit Turner High School will be able to obtain credit for Blackhawk Technical College ...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News A proposed concept for the development of land surrounding Beloit Memorial High School is being touted ...

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(Beloit, WI) Staff, Beloit Daily News          Beloit College announced today is moving forward with it...

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(Beloit, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Willow Macy calls herself “the Swiss Army knife” of her Beloit tech startup company, Classmunity. ...

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(Milwaukee, WI) Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Whether it’s an amusement park ride or a giant piece of construction equipment, the te...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette Blackhawk Technical College will offer four career fairs in the first week of April. MORE INFO
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(Madison, WI) Lee Swindall, WEDC Across the U.S., the talent wars are being won by states that invest resources in science, technology, engineering a...

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(Town of Beloit) Ryan Silvola, Beloit Daily News Those who have a passion for science have found their home as a member of Turner High School’s...

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(Edgerton, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette Edgerton High School freshman Tyler Bogan poured a small canister of salmon-colored plastic pellets into an inject...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackawk Technical College Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) nursing students are the best in the state. According...

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(Milton, WI) Beth Earnest, Great People Great Stories Magazine Amy Kenyon has seen firsthand the importance of career counseling in high school. The ...

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(Beloit, WI) Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News As the Hendricks CareerTek youth workforce training facility opened its doors to the public for the...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Beloit Memorial High School Junior Ben Carlos and recent graduate Josh Lankford know what career p...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette On Thursday, Blackhawk Technical College hosted its first “Signing Day” for high school senio...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette The Janesville area closed out 2016 with unemployment falling and new jobs popping up at a clip greater than a...

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(Janesville, WI) Mike Mathews, Janesville Innovation Center Janesville Innovation, Inc. (JII) has been awarded a $66,000 grant from the Wisconsin Eco...

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(Beloit, WI) Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News Groups involved with the Beloit Public Library’s Blender Cafe project expect the plan to move...

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(Milton, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette The renovations at the Milton Public Library are almost complete.  MORE INFO
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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette Businesses call profitable practices “successful outcomes.” For Blackhawk Technical College, ...

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(Janesville, WI) Blackhawk Technical College is pleased to announce for the second year in a row it has earned the 2017 silver award as a Military Fri...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette On Thursday, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released its school report cards. MORE INFO
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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette The phrase “robotics dynasty” doesn't have the same ring as “football dynasty.” W...

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(Madison, WI) State Collection Service, Inc., a full-service accounts receivable management solutions provider -  who has a facility in Belo...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Community Action, Inc. of Rock and Walworth counties is expanding its programs to include a young adult...

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(Beloit, WI) Zac Bellman, Beloit Daily News A state-of-the-art career center dubbed Hendricks CareerTek soon will be settling in the Ironworks campus...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News This spring the School District of Beloit will offer its first Grow Your Own scholarships thanks to ...

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(Edgerton, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette How can you make a weak material stronger? That was the question posed to third-graders in Community Elementary S...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette Anatomy, chemistry and physiology comes from a book. Infection control practices, finding the oxygen out...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Rock County Christian School (RCCS) is offering new classes on entrepreneurship thanks to a $100,000 gr...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette The first job seeker showed up at 6 a.m. By the time the doors opened Saturday on the Dollar General rec...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette On Saturday, Dollar General is opening its hiring doors wide for workers who'd fill the floor of the gargantua...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Sometimes the key to success is knowing oneself. Fruzen Intermediate School teacher Michele Kruse is im...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Those with interest in computer coding may want to consider an eight-week training offered by the Refac...

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(Janesvillle, WI) Gregg Bosak, SW Workforce Development Board A recent award of $150,000 to the Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (SWWD...

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(Janesville, WI)  Catherine W. Idzerda, Gazette From July 18 through Friday, the Janesville School District is hosting the Global Ambassador Aca...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackhawk Technical College At a time when the intricacies of a new economy create challenges for today’s manufactu...

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(Beloit, WI) Matt Cordio, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Business Blog After hearing Kerry Frank, founder of Comply365 share her story about mov...

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(Rock County, WI) A report highlighting the use of the County’s web-based career preparation and readiness platform, which is powered by C...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackhawk Technical College ManpowerGroup, the Milwaukee-based company considered the international leader in innovative ...

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(Milton, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette Milton High School has received an estimated $26,500 in grants that will fund college-and career-ready initiatives, ...

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(Milton, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Blackhawk Technical College’s Advanced Manufacturing Center was full of smiles on Friday as six t...

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(Janesville, WI) By Nick Crow, Gazette Parker High School senior Hunter VanZandt decided early on in high school that college wasn't for him. VanZan...

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(Orfordville, WI) Jennifer Tranmer, Beloit Daily News There was an excited buzz in the Parkview Elementary School computer lab and it wasn’t fr...

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(Edgerton, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette Edgerton School District is one of five area districts receiving a $25,000 state grant to create Fabr...

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(Janesville, WI) Courtesy of Blackhawk Technical College  Dr. Tracy Pierner, a Wisconsin native with eight years of experience in the Wisconsin ...

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(Janesville, WI) Nick Crow, Gazette The Janesville School District has received a matching technology grant of $25,000 from the Wisconsin Technology ...

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(Janesville, WI) Nick Crow, Gazette Blackhawk Technical College and UW-Rock County have reached an agreement allowing students to transfer credits fr...

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(Janesville, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette One of the focuses of the Janesville School District for preparing students for their futures is th...

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(Janesville, WI) By Nick Crow, Gazette Two seniors from Craig High School were awarded scholarships for winning the Junior Achievement Business Chall...

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(Janesville, WI) Courtesy of Blackhawk Technical College Located in Brookfield, Ottawa University has announced its partnership with Blackhawk Techni...

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(Janesville, WI) Blackhawk Technical College will be hosting four Career Fairs the second week of April 2016. More than 75 private and publi...

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(Rock County, WI) – Rock County 5.0 announced the release of JobsInRockCounty.com, which will serve as the area’s one-stop employment and ...

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(Milton, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette Milton and Edgerton high school students spent Tuesday morning getting a harsh dose of the real world d...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Two Beloit women are beyond excited about their upcoming graduation and entry into the workforce. R...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Beloit Memorial High School’s seniors formalized their intent to find a job or go to college afte...

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(Rock County, WI) Earlier this month, Rock County 5.0 in conjunction with the Blackhawk Human Resource Association (BHRA), released the results of the...

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(Beloit, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Beloit Daily News The Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce was showing off its new home at Irontek, 601 Third St....

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News From looking at pictures of someone tarred and feathered in World War I to making a video of a book rep...

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(Janesville, WI) By NIck Crow, Gazette Parker High School senior Lavonne Sieling couldn't hide her excitement Tuesday working with first-graders at W...

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(Janesville, WI) Gazette Staff Four area teachers have achieved certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, accordi...

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(Janesville, WI) Nick Crow, Gazette Kennedy Elementary School has received a national grant to aid its science, technology, engineering arts and mat...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Imagine a world where you don’t have to remember computer passwords, lug around chargers or squee...

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(Milton, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Phase II of Blackhawk Technical College’s advanced manufacturing training center was completed th...

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(Rock County, WI)  The Blackhawk Human Resource Association (BHRA) and Rock County 5.0 are Co-Sponsoring a 2015 Greater Rock County Salary &...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette To the layperson, one cow udder looks the same as any other udder. To them, terms such as “defi...

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(Rock County, WI)  Career Cruising, which is the licensed software that drives the Inspire Rock County career readiness and preparation platform...

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(Janesville, WI) Gazette Editorial Stroll into the inviting lobby of Blackhawk Technical College’s new Advanced Manufacturing Training Cen...

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(Milton, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Converse Elementary School in Beloit was notified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DP...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News The School District of Beloit has implemented a new 4-year-old kindergarten curriculum this fall that e...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Beloit Memorial High School (BMHS) students will be able to learn about careers and educational opportu...

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(Beloit, WI) By Nick Crow, Gazette Beloit College is welcoming its largest freshman class since 1974, thanks in part to better recruiting, a spokesm...

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(Milton, WI) Nick Crow, Gazette Beloit resident Kelvin Haley Jr. almost didn't participate in the welding boot camp at Blackhawk Technical College's ...

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(Beloit, WI) Whitney Helm Beloit Daily News A little more than six months into her Town of Beloit Fire Department internship, Pauline Schork said she...

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(Whitewater, WI) By Nick Crow, Gazette Regardless of your feelings towards Taylor Swift, her music does serve a purpose, Janesville teacher Melissa B...

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(Beloit, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Beloit Daily News More Beloit Turner High School students are taking AP tests, earning a 3 or higher and earnin...

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(Janesville, WI) By Nick Crow, Gazette Ahtziri Sanchez had never experienced robotics or coding at her home school in Guadalajara, Mexico. "I think ...

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(Beloit, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Beloit Daily News and the WI Department of Public Instruction The School District of Beloit has been selected t...

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(Milton, WI) By Jake Magee, Gazette, When it comes to technology in the classroom, the Milton School District isn't experiencing so much of a cultura...

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(Janesville, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette The Janesville School District’s high schools, Craig and Parker, were recognized nationally i...

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(Janesville, WI) By Nick Crow Roosevelt Elementary School fourth-grader George Patzold knows about trial and error even if he doesn't know the term. ...

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(Janesville, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette Over the last four years, Roosevelt Elementary School has successfully combined gardening, academic...

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(Rock County, WI)  A report highlighting the use of the County’s web-based career preparation and readiness platform, which is powered by ...

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(Edgerton, WI) By Jake Magee, Gazette A Med Flight helicopter landed in an Edgerton Middle School parking lot Friday afternoon. Fortunately, it was ...

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(Beloit, WI) Beloit Daily News Staff An historic former women’s dormitory is returning to Beloit College as a residence hall in 2016, thanks to...

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