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Improving Rural Transitions from Special Education to Life After High School in Marathon County

Marathon County Special Education professionals are working hard to ensure that over 400 local students who are differently abled are prepared with employability, community living, and self-advocacy skills to succeed in life after high school. Hosting a Rural Community Conversation event, attending a Transition Improvement Planning Fair, and securing a Transition Readiness Grant are but a few of the ways MCSE is helping students build bridges to employment and post-secondary options so they may reach their fullest potential. (Click the title for details…)

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The Marathon County Literacy Council :: Helping Others Obtain the Power of Reading

The Marathon County Literacy Council (McLit) has helped dozens of people improve reading, writing, and math skills, better comprehend English, and much more! Attend their ribbon-cutting on November 27, 2018, for the Grand Opening of their newest Literacy Education Center, located on the second floor of The Salvation Army. Find out more about what McLit does and how you might be able to help in the full article. (Click the title for details…)

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School of Second Chances :: Marathon County Jail & NTC Partnership Changes Lives, Builds Workforce

Our Marathon County Jail has provided educational/vocational programming to inmates for over 30 years. Educators provide a chance to leave jail & re-enter our community with improved life & job skills — plus, hope for a brighter future. Go “behind the scenes” at the latest graduation ceremony at the Marathon County Jail. (Click the title for details…)