expo http://peoriapublicradio.org en Regional educators, manufacturers talk job skills http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/regional-educators-manufacturers-talk-job-skills <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More than 50 school and business officials from Central Illinois attended the annual Manufacturing Educator&rsquo;s Day in Peoria. &nbsp;Area manufacturers stressed the importance of graduating students with the skills to jump in the industry. &nbsp;Lori Laredo is director of operations for East Peoria High School. &nbsp;She says the school is keeping many vocational programs amid cutbacks in state funding:</span></p><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 18:42:31 +0000 Alex Rusciano 13042 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Regional educators, manufacturers talk job skills