“I’m not spending my time with nine year olds. I’m with mercenaries.” A teacher discovers her playground has turned into a 3rd grade war zone.
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TV host, author and producer Mike Rowe says America needs to change its understanding about work and face up to the widening skills gap. Many manufacturers can’t fill find workers to do well-paid skilled technical and labor one jobs. Mike argues that stereotypes about blue-collar work must
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