School-based coffeehouse teaches job skills

03/25/2008 | Akron Beacon Journal (Ohio)

Learning to make fancy coffee drinks, ring up transactions and deliver them to regular customers helps some Ohio students with disabilities prepare for future jobs. Special educator Leslie Coffey launched the concept four years ago while looking for a school-based business concept for her class and learning the ancient coffee machine in the teachers' lounge was the only source of caffeine for the school's many coffee aficionados.

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