technical education http://kmuw.org en School Districts Getting Paid For Successful Tech Students http://kmuw.org/post/school-districts-getting-paid-successful-tech-students <p>The state is rewarding Kansas school districts for trying to get students certified in technical education specialties.<br><br>Gov. Brownback presented $703,000 in checks to 111 districts Tuesday.<br><br>The state awards districts with $1,000 for each student who completes a technical education program and earns certification through a state vocational or technical college.<br><br>The funds are part of a program the state launched in 2012 to increase the number of certified technicians to meet industry demands.<br> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:32:29 +0000 Associated Press 19463 at http://kmuw.org