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Commentary: Local control, national economy
Inside Higher Ed
Our national discourse around community colleges and workforce development is stuck at the “partner with local employers” level.

A proposal in Florida for a new college scholarship to aid low-income students
WLRN (with audio)
The so-called Sunshine Scholarship would pay students’ remaining tuition balance at trade schools and community colleges after they use other federal and state financial aid.

What’s in a name? Not ‘community’ college
Gainesville Sun
In Florida, a bill awaiting a hearing in the state House Education Committee would remove “community” from two community colleges that still have it in their official names.

State lawmaker wants campus trustees to hire, fire college and university presidents, not state regents
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah state Rep. Justin Fawson says the Board of Regents should support and coordinate Utah’s higher education system, not govern it.

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