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Aug 09, 2012

What is Working: Per Scholas Job Training

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I often receive e-mails from students thanking Per Scholas for the training program and updating me on how they are doing. I received one today that was particularly inspiring. This student shared with me that he had just landed a job earning $55,000 with benefits. Nic mentioned how long a journey...

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Aug 07, 2012

The Internet Turns 21!

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What would you do without the internet? Yesterday, August 6th, the World Wide Web celebrated its 21st birthday! The internet was invented by Tim Berners-Lee, who proposed the idea while working at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Switzerland. Berners-Lee planned for the web to be a worldwide network...

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Jul 26, 2012

What does a College Degree mean these Days?

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I was paid a visit by a friend of my oldest son this past Saturday. It had been three years since I had seem him. He is now a college graduate with a degree in International Studies. We spent a bit of time together catching up. He spoke a great...

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