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Northshore September 2015

Northshore magazine showcases the best that the North Shore of Boston, MA has to offer.

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90 | MAY + JUNE 2015 90 November 2012 Great ideas should see the light of day. Imagine your ideal outdoor area and Walpole can bring it to life with structures, fence, mail & lantern posts, and furniture that complement your lifestyle, good taste, and demand for quality. To schedule a free design consultation call 800-343-6948 or visit TM 50 Walker's Brook Dr., at Jordan's Furniture Reading, MA Over 30 locations nationwide. 90 in-depth LIVE "Leadership Through Service" is the program's motto. ter of policy, students aren't sent home for acting out, Lyskowsky says.) Next, with the aid of in-house instruc- tors, the students split their time between the class- room and the job site. In the classroom, the approach is problem-based learning that covers a comprehensive curriculum of math, science, and other subjects aligned with Common Core standards, with teachers supplying students with regular feedback before the students test for their GED. Outside of the classroom, students receive pre-ap- prenticeship construction training and learn the basics of hand and power tools, green building principles, OSHA certifications, and a host of other job skills and credentials, like First Aid and CPR training. "After the CPR training, they're waiting so anxiously for that [cer- tification] to come in the mail," Lyskowsky says. Addi-

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