Back to the starting line on regulating for-profit colleges

The American Association of Community Colleges argues that the cost of compliance with gainful employment has been burdensome for many public two-year institutions.

Community colleges plan to fill workforce shortages by offering bachelor’s degrees

Texas Public Radio
Jesse Branum was trained as a firefighter paramedic, but now, he’s thinking about advancing his career. He’s in the right spot, because in a couple of years, Collin College plans to offer a four-year degree in nursing.

Commentary: Community college is the best bet to beat the long-term unemployment problem
Well-funded and forward-looking community colleges are key to a state’s competitive future and might be the ultimate hedge against structural unemployment.

California community colleges strive to break stigma of CTE jobs
PayScale Career News
Lawmakers in California want to change the way people think about career and technical education.

Wichita Area Technical College to open another new campus
Wichita Eagle
The Kansas college will take 80,000 square feet next to where Wichita State University just opened a media arts department in 35,000 square feet.l

EITC now officially College of Eastern Idaho
East Idaho News
Eastern Idaho Technical College is now a community college offering an associate of arts degree, and in January an associate of science degree.

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