Shadow class, college dreamers in Trump’s America
Six undocumented college students — two from Minneapolis Community and Technical College and all beneficiaries of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — tell their stories of challenges, hopes and fears as they make their way through college, all of them the first in their families to pursue a degree in the U.S.
Some Texas educators worry about community colleges offering four-year degrees
Texas Public Radio (with audio)
Under the new Texas law, community colleges will be able to offer four-year degrees in three areas: nursing, applied science with a focus on early education and applied technology. Supporters say this could help increase the number of workers in those fields.
99 percent of TCSG students get a job or go on to four-year college
About 88 percent of Technical College System of Georgia students get a job in their field of study, and 99 percent of them get a job of any kind or continue their education at a four-year college, according to the system’s deputy commissioner.
SAGE 2YC: Change agents for community colleges
William & Mary News (with video)
Two-year colleges play crucial roles in meeting the nation’s geoscience and STEM workforce needs and in increasing public scientific literacy.