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Las Vegas Franchise Owner Passionate About The Power Of Education

Las Vegas educator, Melissa Weiner, pursued her master’s degree in early childhood education and opened a private educational facility to create a warm and successful learning experience.

10/13/2014

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Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?

The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.

10/06/2014

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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Former North Las Vegas Mayor Finds Success In Commercial Real Estate

Michael Montandon now combines his service in government with his business expertise, for continued success in the commercial real estate sector.

10/06/2014

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Nursing Offers Mobility, Security And Satisfaction For Las Vegas Nurse

Without nursing experience and education, Jennifer Powers would not have had the opportunities she has experienced.

10/06/2014

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CEO Encourages Las Vegas Women To Become Part Of Global Shift In Technology

Las Vegas CEO Lori Nguyen realized the importance of technology 20 years ago and understood it would be an expansive and growing field.

10/06/2014

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College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.

09/29/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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Agency Launches BizCONNECT To Help Improve Las Vegas Economy

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance and Partners have launched BizCONNECT, a program to benefit businesses in the Las Vegas Valley.

09/29/2014

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Las Vegas Police Officer Finds Satisfaction Working At The Jail

After speaking with a family member who was a police officer, this Las Vegas-area police lieutenant pursued his advanced education while working full-time to prepare himself for his next career steps.

09/29/2014

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