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Why the state is talking up technical colleges to high school counselors
WPLN
Tennessee has put a spotlight on its community colleges in recent years, making these higher education institutions the focus of programs like Tennessee Promise. Now, state officials are trying to give technical colleges the same boost — and they’re starting by trying to win over high school guidance counselors.

Georgia lawmakers seek to change who controls career, technical and agricultural education
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Ranking members of the Georgia House of Representatives want to shift control over career-oriented education from the state agency for public schools to the agency that oversees technical colleges.

Higher education cuts will cost students
The Independent
Kentucky’s community and technical colleges are facing tough financial times and the steep cuts in Gov. Matt Bevin’s budget proposal will force tough choices if they are implemented.

Chancellor: California “working learners” to benefit from online Community College
California Forward Reporting
Q&A with California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley about the goals of the online college initiative.

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