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Governor Hochul announces completion of $ 43 million affordable housing development in Yonkers

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the completion of Dayspring Campus, a $ 43 million development with 63 affordable and supportive apartments and a newly renovated community center in southwest Yonkers. Funded with more than $ 20.6 million in state assistance for homes and community renewal, the development includes 37 apartments reserved for homeless families, including young adult parents with children ...

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Colleges see changes in enrollment

Enrollment among new and continuing students at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff rose 3%, according to preliminary data released Tuesday by the school and the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. Numbers for the University of Arkansas at Monticello are down slightly as it’s too early to determine enrollment numbers this fall at Southeast Arkansas College. Preliminary UAPB enrollments ...

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California to turn rural prisons into logistics warehouses

Deuel Vocational Institution, which opened in 1953 in the town of Tracy, is the sixth oldest prison in California. Courtesy of the Professional Institution of Deuel. by Joe Mathews | September 21, 2021 As California begins to close prisons, what could open in their stead? I glimpsed an answer to this question while driving to Deuel Vocational Institution, between the ...

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Eckerd College launches new liberal arts center – News

Helmar Nielsen believes so deeply in liberal arts colleges that he invests $ 15 million to keep these uniquely American learning communities vibrant. The newly founded Nielsen Center for the Liberal Arts at Eckerd College (NCLA) will bring early career liberal arts college professors from across the country to Florida to meet in St. Petersburg for an all-expense-paid opportunity to ...

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Original CCI buildings to be put on hold as prison population shrinks | New

The deactivation of the Level I secure facility at California Correctional Institution Tehachapi is expected to be completed by Sept. 24, according to Lt. Eric Barthelmes, chief public information officer. Barthelmes shared the information with participants at the September meeting of the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council. At the start of the month, only about 300 inmates remained housed in ...

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JOE MATHEWS: Turning prisons into warehouses | Opinion

As California begins to close prisons, what could open in their stead? I glimpsed an answer to this question while driving to Deuel Vocational Institution near Tracy, San Joaquin County. The closure this month of Deuel, the first state prison to close in a generation, opens a window into the peculiar predations of California progress. On my way to this ...

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Kendall County Sheriff’s Office: Kendall County Sheriff’s Office Donates Retired Squad to Indian Valley Vocational School in Sandwich, Illinois

For immediate release Kendall County Sheriff’s Office Donates Retired Squad to Kendall County Sheriff’s Office Donates Retired Squad to Indian Valley Vocational School in Sandwich, IL Kendall County, Illinois (September 17, 2021, 1:45 PM) On September 16, 2021, Joe Barbic and Vince Logan of the Indian Valley Vocational Center (IVVC) recovered a recently retired patrol car from the KCSO fleet. ...

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Private VTCs Need Help to Close the Skills Gap

RUNDU – The founder of the Ngato Vocational Training Center in Rundu says private entities need support to equip Namibians with the vocational skills needed to develop the country and create jobs. Ngato VTC is located in Kehemu location of Rundu. “We are grateful for the accreditation by the Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) and recognition by the Namibia Training Authority ...

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Chris Cargill: Spending on local schools grows, but results remain stagnant

By Chris Cargill Fewer students. Worse results. Higher expenses. When the Spokane Public School Board approved its latest budget in August, it made history. SPS now spends over half a billion dollars. The latest SPS budget indeed allocates $ 534 million. This is 44% more than just six years ago. The higher expenses are not attributable to the fact that ...

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Revised plan: graduate schools will reopen first

By Damali Mukhaye By Tony Abet Experts are expected to meet with President Museveni today and suggest that he reopen higher education institutions in November, followed by secondary and primary schools. The national Covid-19 task force approved the recommendation on Tuesday at a meeting held at the president’s request to review his original proposal to reopen schools next month, starting ...

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