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New Career-Tech School Set To Open For Fresno County Students

The Fresno County Office of Education has broken ground on a new shop for a Career Technical Education Charter School in central Fresno . The school will serve students from around the county who are interested in exploring technical careers as well as college. FCOE Superintendent Jim Yovino spoke with Valley Public Radio’s Jeffrey Hess about what the agency wants to achieve. Why did the Fresno Office of Education want to start a Career and Technical Education Charter School? Our office puts on several events during the year for students from around this valley. One that we put on is Fresno Area College night, we have put it on for almost 3 decades. So we have about 100 colleges that come, where parents can talk and see where their student or child would want to go to school. Well, about 5 years ago it dawned on me, ‘what about the parent who wants to know about construction, manufacturing or engineering? Where would they send their child?’ Well, I quickly realized at that point that

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