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Bill would cut tuition at Washington community colleges by 10%
The Chronicle
A bill sponsored by a state senate Republican would allow more than 170,000 students at Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges to pay 10 percent less in tuition.

Georgia embraces Germany’s apprenticeship model
Marketplace.org (with audio)
Factory workers are aging and manufacturers are worried there won’t be enough young people with the technical skills to do their jobs. So 10 states have embraced Germany’s apprenticeship model to help fill these manufacturing positions.

Iowa lawmakers eye $52M in mid-year cuts
Associated Press
State Senate Republicans propose a $5.4 million cut to community colleges.

Audit: North Carolina community colleges should limit paid holidays
Associated Press
A state audit has found more than half of the state’s 58 community colleges give their workers more paid holidays than the 12 that state and county employees receive.

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