Community colleges take it on the (budget) chin
Public Radio Tulsa
Oklahoma’s The 12 community colleges have lost a combined $41 million since 2015. Nearly 830 course offerings have been eliminated at the schools.

Commentary: Capital budget standoff delaying work across state
Daily Herald
State capital funds for Washington community and technical colleges have dropped by nearly 50 percent since the Great Recession.

River Parishes Community College gets new campus as part of statewide realignment
The Advocate
The expanding River Parishes Community College is part of several realignments announced in March by the Louisiana Community and Technical College System due to declining state funding for the two-year higher education institutions.

Prison education initiative graduates honored by Jackson College
Michigan’s Jackson College has offered education programs in prisons since 2012 and currently educates about 575 inmates at 10 participating facilities.

Michigan college unveils new program, partnership with Delta Airlines
Lansing Community College is partnering with Delta Airlines on a new aviation maintenance program. There’s a growing need for skilled workers in the maintenance field, according to Delta.

Alabama community college suspends athletic programs
Calhoun Community College has announced the suspension of the athletics program. Calhoun President Jim Klauber said the decision was made due to required cuts in the college’s overall operating budget.

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