California promises free community college tuition
Sacramento Bee
Community college officials wonder how the state will pay for a recently enacted California Promise Grant program that waives the tuition for all first-time, full time community college students, regardless of need.

Congressman calls for new accreditation system
Sunshine State News
U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Florida) proposes having states create their own accreditation bodies for higher education, rather the current system in which the U.S. Department of Education recognizes regional and national accrediting bodies.

Massachusetts college opens new microbiology lab 
Sun Chronicle
Bristol Community College in Massachusetts has a new $250,000 microbiology laboratory donated by the Roddy-Holden Foundation, which will enhance the college’s health sciences and STEM programs.

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