How the GOP tax bill would affect community colleges
NPR (with audio)
The tax overhaul making its way though Congress includes some provisions that worry Jose Adames, president of El Centro College, a community college in Dallas.
What higher ed leaders need to know about what’s going on in Washington
Jim Hermes, associate vice president for government relations at the American Association of Community Colleges, said during the session that “there’s still no designated timeline” on HEA reauthorization, but “we have a bill now on the House side” that experts expect “to be marked up in the House education committee next Tuesday.”
Educators, librarians closely watching upcoming FCC vote on net neutrality
Local officials who are involved in education and library services say they are carefully watching a vote scheduled for next week by the Federal Communications Commission in the hopes that the Internet will remain an open and level playing field for their students, faculty, patrons and those in the pursuit of knowledge and information.
Gateway preps for Foxconn employment needs
Gateway Technical College is adding to and bolstering its program offerings in preparation for the expected job influx from Foxconn Technology Group’s manufacturing development.