Commentary: The Trump administration misunderstands the federal role in local workforce development
Center for American Progress
Both Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos fail to realize that locally driven workforce development programs and many of the community colleges that run them rely on federal investment.

Commentary: Why are so many community colleges in precarious shape?
Huffington Post
The enrollment and financial difficulties faced by community college leaders reflect broader trends.

Q&A: Green economy jobs and the role of community colleges
National Wilfelife Foundation blog
When employers invest in paid internships, they make a statement that they view their workplaces as places where learning happens, not just work.

La. bill for workforce training advances
American Press
Legislation that would create a fund to help pay for workforce training programs at Louisiana community and technical colleges made its way out of a Senate committee this week.

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