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2013-09-23 23:34:43

The recession and slow economic recovery resulted in bulging state government deficits, so state governments slashed education appropriations; however, the industry is projected to return to growth due to renewed government education funding. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Community Colleges industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 22, 2013 The Community Colleges industry moderately...

2013-08-26 23:24:03

The California Community College Chancellor’s Office Division of Workforce & Economic Development awarded $300,000 to Sierra College to align Advanced Manufacturing education pathways with the needs of regional manufacturers, provide employee training and inspire students’ interest in manufacturing careers. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Through a competitive selection process, Sierra College was one of only eight colleges statewide awarded $300,000 by the California...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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