TRAINING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TRAINING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. job-training review emphasizes data, employers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58211040-79/programs-training-job-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58211040-79/programs-training-job-obama.html.csp">U.S. job-training review emphasizes data, employers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T11:26:01.662-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 11:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • As the U.S. economy adds new jobs, Americans must have the skills to fill those jobs, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. Obama spoke at a signing ceremony for bipartisan job-training legislation aimed at improving business engagement and accountability in federally funded programs. Obama said it will give states and cities more flexibility in managing their job-training programs. The White House used the occasion to release a six-month review of federal job-training programs. The ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582110402014-07-22T11:26:01.662-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T11:26:01.662-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58211040@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:26:01 MDT NFL: New coaches, star rookies as training camps open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207105-77/training-nfl-heat-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207105-77/training-nfl-heat-thursday.html.csp">NFL: New coaches, star rookies as training camps open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARRY WILNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:26.189-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • It’s time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV. The NFL is back. Some training camps are already under way, though most open this week, and the first preseason game is Aug. 3, at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. If it seems like the Texans just ended the draft by taking Mr. Irrelevant (defensive back Lonnie Ballentine of Memphis), well, it was only two months ago. Players, coaches and front office staffs got some d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582071052014-07-22T17:36:26.189-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T17:36:26.189-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207105@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:26 MDT NHL team has talked to Park City about training site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198759-77/park-team-ice-arena.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198759-77/park-team-ice-arena.html.csp">NHL team has talked to Park City about training site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jay hamburger</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The park record</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T22:27:31.115-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Park City • Town officials and a National Hockey League team have spoken on and off for several years about locating the team’s preseason camp at the Park City Ice Arena, but an agreement was never reached, the facility’s general manager indicated in a recent report. Jon Pistey, the general manager of the Ice Arena, noted the interest by the NHL team in a report submitted to Mayor Jack Thomas and the Park City Council in anticipation of a discussion about the future of ice facilities in the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198759@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:27:31 MDT What can Utah schools learn from education leader Finland? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58166744-78/teachers-finland-students-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58166744-78/teachers-finland-students-utah.html.csp">What can Utah schools learn from education leader Finland?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T21:57:35.245-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a country that shies away from high-stakes school testing. It’s a place where teachers are required to have master’s degrees, students spend less time in school than in the U.S. and early childhood education programs are available to all kids. To some Utahns, the school system in Finland might sound like a dream, and, to others, a backward approach. But there’s no arguing with the results: Finland’s students rank far higher than those in the U.S. on international PISA tests. At a time when ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58166744@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:57:35 MDT Teacher essay: Training great teachers the Finnish way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198388-78/teachers-finland-teacher-doctors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198388-78/teachers-finland-teacher-doctors.html.csp">Teacher essay: Training great teachers the Finnish way</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Laura Nelson </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Special to The Tribune </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T12:51:59.159-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 12:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Editor’s note: Laura Nelson, a French teacher at East High School in Salt Lake City, was among 32 Utah educators who recently visited schools in Finland with Brigham Young University’s Center for the Study of Europe. Read the related story here. — In Finland, most young people who choose to enter the teaching profession make that decision before they even leave high school. Potential teachers go through a rigorous application process. They have to have high scores on the matriculation exam, a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198388@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:51:59 MDT Editorial: Dealing with animals an apparent gap in police training http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58123669-82/police-dog-officer-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58123669-82/police-dog-officer-sltrib.html.csp">Editorial: Dealing with animals an apparent gap in police training</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T09:35:14.937-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 09:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">American police departments these days are professional, trained, lawyered-up and steeped in protocol and procedure. Among the leaders in that trend has been the Salt Lake City Police Department, justly praised for, among other things, its peaceful handling of such potentially explosive events as the Occupy Salt Lake protest. Thus it seems more than just sad that a local police officer apparently felt the need to shoot and kill a dog that was doing nothing more offensive than sitting in its own...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58123669@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:35:14 MDT Idaho changing key business incentive fund http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58110262-79/idaho-state-fund-companies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58110262-79/idaho-state-fund-companies.html.csp">Idaho changing key business incentive fund</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIMBERLEE KRUESI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T17:48:02.231-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 05:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boise • Idaho officials announced Tuesday they will change how they award a top incentive to attract businesses, a program some criticize as lacking safeguards to recoup state money when companies close. A series of reforms to the workforce development training fund will change how much a company can be reimbursed for training employees, among other things, Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and Idaho Department of Labor Director Ken Edmunds said. Businesses still won’t be penalized if they have to close o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581102622014-06-24T17:48:02.231-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T17:48:02.231-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58110262@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:48:02 MDT Ronaldo cuts short training session for Portugal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58060995-77/ronaldo-session-knee-portugal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58060995-77/ronaldo-session-knee-portugal.html.csp">Ronaldo cuts short training session for Portugal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T23:24:37.242-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 11:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Campinas, Brazil • Cristiano Ronaldo cut short a training session with Portugal on Thursday, leaving the field with an ice pack over his left knee — indicating that his tendinitis may still be bothering the star forward. Ronaldo trained with the rest of the team for about 15-20 minutes doing physical exercises but then did not take part in the rest of the session with full ball drills. Instead, he stretched on his own and signed a few shirts for fans before going to sit on the bench. When he lef...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580609952014-06-12T23:24:37.242-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T23:24:37.242-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060995@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:24:37 MDT Insurgents attack Pakistani airport again amid military raids http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58050457-68/airport-attack-pakistani-security.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58050457-68/airport-attack-pakistani-security.html.csp">Insurgents attack Pakistani airport again amid military raids</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SALMAN MASOOD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-10T08:59:01.564-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 08:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Islamabad • Insurgents attacked an airport training facility in Karachi on Tuesday, two days after the Taliban carried out a daring raid on Karachi’s international airport. The latest attack came as the Pakistani military carried out airstrikes on nine militant hide-outs in a remote valley in the northwestern Khyber tribal region. Initial reports suggested that the two attackers, riding motorbikes, tried to enter the training facility from a nearby slum but faced stiff resistance from the guards...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58050457@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 08:59:01 MDT Oil train classroom-on-rails trains responders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58033302-79/oil-safety-crude-cars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58033302-79/oil-safety-crude-cars.html.csp">Oil train classroom-on-rails trains responders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY ESCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T14:57:02.682-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 02:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, N.Y. • A rolling classroom on rails, complete with four tanker cars and a flatbed rigged with a variety of valves and fittings, made a whistle stop Thursday at the Port of Albany as part of a multi-state tour providing enhanced safety training to first responders in light of increased shipments of North Dakota crude oil. The railroad is conducting a three-day training program at Albany’s Hudson River port before taking its Safety Train to other cities along a route through Pennsylvania, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58033302@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:57:02 MDT Soccer: Clint Dempsey ready to go as U.S. breaks Stanford camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58004517-77/klinsmann-dempsey-stanford-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58004517-77/klinsmann-dempsey-stanford-cup.html.csp">Soccer: Clint Dempsey ready to go as U.S. breaks Stanford camp</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T23:14:02.126-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stanford, Calif. • U.S. captain Clint Dempsey’s sore left groin has improved, and coach Jurgen Klinsmann plans to start him in the Americans’ second World Cup warm-up this weekend against Turkey. The 23 players geared up for their final workout at Stanford on Thursday, a quick session in the pool, before leaving the Bay Area to fly east. Klinsmann said Dempsey was still slightly limited in his movements by design during Wednesday’s training, avoiding any sideways cuts or runs to avoid re-aggrava...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580045172014-05-29T23:14:02.126-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-29T23:14:02.126-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58004517@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 23:14:02 MDT Obama says he’ll seek help for moderate Syrian rebels http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57999672-68/syrian-jordan-assad-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57999672-68/syrian-jordan-assad-military.html.csp">Obama says he’ll seek help for moderate Syrian rebels</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW LEE</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and LOLITA C. BALDOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-28T21:19:32.876-06:00">Updated May 28, 2014 09:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama said Wednesday the U.S. will increase assistance to the Syrian opposition, opening the way for the likely training and possibly equipping of moderate rebels fighting to oust leader Bashar Assad. In a speech at the U.S. Military Academy, Obama framed the situation in Syria as a counterterrorism challenge and said it would be centerpiece of a new focus on battling violent extremism even as Assad’s removal is a priority. “In helping those who fight for the right...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579996722014-05-28T21:19:32.876-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-28T21:19:32.876-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57999672@www.sltrib.com Wed, 28 May 2014 21:19:32 MDT Salt Lake County focus is on nondiscrimination http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57998587-90/arias-council-county-diversity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57998587-90/arias-council-county-diversity.html.csp">Salt Lake County focus is on nondiscrimination</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T09:50:49.247-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 09:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Jacqueline Gomez-Arias came to Utah from Colombia 25 years ago, she felt alone and helpless. “I wasted a lot of time integrating and proving myself, showing what I can contribute to society,” said Gomez-Arias, who persevered and now has spent several years as an advocate with nonprofits that help the mentally ill. She also serves on Salt Lake County’s Council on Diversity Affairs. “Here I am, 25 years later, doing something about it,” she added as Mayor Ben McAdams unveiled a council-inspir...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57998587@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 09:50:49 MDT