Kansas community colleges raise concerns about GOP federal tax overhaul
Lawrence Journal World
Daniel Barwick, president of Independence Community College in southeast Kansas, told the Kansas Board of Regents this week that several parts of the bill being considered in the U.S. House could be devastating for higher education, and especially for community colleges.

Cayuga Community College creates new policies
Auburn Citizen
A committee formed at the New York college will look at current policies and procedures related to education in the campus community, including security personnel and those who advise or oversee student and security personnel, about issues including domestic violence, stalking prevention and sexual assault.

Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate proposes 50% tuition cut at two-year UW colleges
Tony Evers, state superintendent of public instruction and Democratic candidate for governor, wants to provide students at Wisconsin’s 13 two-year UW College campuses and online program with a 50 percent cut in tuition.

Should more students skip a 4-year degree for job training?
Ohio congressman and gubernatorial candidate Jim Renacci thinks there is future growth in manufacturing. Renacci’s thought falls right into the wheel house of the many training programs at Cuyahoga Community College.

Students at 31 schools can go to college for free under new Dallas County Promise
Dallas Morning News
Every senior at 31 area high schools can go to community college for free next year under a new program called the Dallas County Promise.

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