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Community colleges help train skilled workers for the construction industry
KOLO (with video)
This past Tuesday, the students in the construction class at Western Nevada College weren’t just getting hands-on training. They were getting both high school and college credit.

Nebraska’s budget shortfall could lead to tuition increases, college official warns
Omaha World-Herald
The Nebraska Legislature’s Appropriations Committee has recommended that state funding be flat over the next two years for the six community colleges across the state.

Trump signs laws to promote women in STEM
CNET
Two new laws will let NASA and the National Science Foundation push for women and girls to get into STEM.

Virginia gubernatorial candidate outlines vision for community colleges, apprenticeships
Inside NoVA
Ralph Northam’s championing a plan to help Virginians “Get skilled, get a job and give back,” which is aimed at filling the thousands of open jobs in the state where workers may not necessarily need an advanced degree to thrive.

CVTC to allow high school grads to earn college degree
Chippewa Herald
In what could be a sign of the future in secondary education in Wisconsin, Chippewa Valley Technical College is preparing to become the first college in the state to allow high school students to earn associate degrees.

Local community college receives $100K grant from Sunoco
Philly.com
Delaware County Community College on Tuesday announced a $100,000 grant from Sunoco Logistics Partners LP, which will help fund training and education of students for careers in process control technology.

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