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Free community college bill would require staying in West Virginia 2 years
Charleston Gazette-Mail
The bill would require each grant recipient to agree to repay the grant, wholly or partly, including with an interest rate the council sets, if the recipient “chooses to reside outside the state within two years following obtainment of the degree or certificate for which the grant(s) was awarded.”

State bill calls for one year of free tuition at local community colleges in rural counties
Daily World
To cultivate employment opportunities in timber and farm country, state Rep. Mike Chapman, has introduced legislation that would provide one year of free tuition at local community colleges in rural counties in Washington.

The forgotten 500,000 college-ready students
Georgetown CEW (video)
Among the 1.5 million students in the top half of their high school class, more than 500,000 do not complete a postsecondary certificate or college degree.

Kansas community colleges, universities grapple with enrollment declines
Topeka Capital Journal
Kansas universities and community colleges are facing falling enrollments while investments in technical education are driving a boost for training programs.

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