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Students in growing Cedar Falls career program learn to manage projects

The workplace becomes a classroom in a growing Cedar Falls High School career program.

Nearly 30 students enrolled this fall in the Center for Advanced Professional Studies. They will be tasked with completing projects for local businesses or organizations.

But to ease the transition from classroom assignments to office requirements, students took a crash-course in project management last week at Central Rivers Area Education Association.

CAPS started last spring at Viking Pump and is expanding downtown to Mill Race and at the University of Northern Iowa to the Schindler Education Center. Read more.