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Creating a Model for Competency in Retail Services

Posted: September 27th, 2016

A civil rights leader once said that minorities excel in organized sports because there is a “level playing field.” There are highly publicized expectations and practices that are commonly understood, competitive inefficiencies are quickly and transparently addressed, the competencies a player needs to master can be readily identified, and his… Read more →

Closing the Gap: Providing After School Options to Underserved Students

Posted: September 23rd, 2016

ACT Center for Equity in Learning (CEL) is working in their own backyard to provide after school options for high school students at Iowa City High School. Although the Iowa City High School – After School Activity Program would be available to all students at the school, it is primarily… Read more →

Help Wanted: Workers With Future Skills

Posted: September 20th, 2016

The unprecedented rate of high-tech invention and the constant discovery of new information has created a “learning economy” where the ability to adapt to change is essential. Succeeding in this economy will require all employees to be “working learners” who are comfortable constantly upgrading their abilities and acquiring new knowledge… Read more →

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