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Boyd tour raises questions about campaigning at public sites
Associated Press
For Tennessee Republican gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd, it made perfect sense to make two stops at community and technical colleges during his campaign announcement tour last week.

Illinois community colleges to share career programs
Chicago Daily Herald
Community college districts statewide have agreed to share career and technical education programs so students can access programs unavailable at their home colleges.

North Carolina community college presidents to meet with lawmakers, request $73.5M budget
Triad Business Journal
The presidents of several Triad community colleges plan to meet with state lawmakers next week to request a $73.5 million budget to fund workforce training, continuing education programs, student support services and career coaches.

North Carolina community colleges tout their impact
Rocky Mount Telegram
Nash Community College and Edgecombe Community College represented two of nine colleges that participated in the North Central Prosperity Zone Community College Press Conference this week.

A conversation with the new president of Gateway Community & Technical College
WVXU (with audio)
President Fernando Figueroa discusses Gateway’s academic programs, workforce solutions and the evolving role two-year community colleges play in today’s economy.

Four big projects coming to Raritan Valley Community College
NJ.com
The New Jersey community college’s $54.9 million 2018 operating budget includes money for four projects, including renovations to its arts building, work on the college planetarium and expansion of a parking lot.

Local New Jersey students get high school, college degrees simultaneously
Asbury Park Press
The Lacey Township school district will be the first in Ocean County, New Jersey, to offer that opportunity to its students under a new partnership and dual-enrollment program with Ocean County College.

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