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The variety among community colleges and who they serve
Through the Noise podcast
Martha Parham of the American Association of Community Colleges talks about the positive impact of community colleges.

Maricopa Community Colleges to eliminate football
AZCentral.com
Arizona’s largest community college district will drop football after the 2018 season to save money.

Oklahoma higher education officials optimistic about new legislative session
NewsOK.com
State regents have requested $902 million in state appropriations for the next fiscal year — $128.3 million more than the current funding level. That amounts to 16.6 percent, which is the percentage cut from the higher education budget two years ago.

Washington considers law to provide feminine hygiene products for college students
Daily Record-News
Washington state lawmakers are considering a bill that would require community and technical colleges to provide free tampons or sanitary pads to students. The House Higher Education Committee passed the bill out of committee last week.

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Tabitha Whissemore
is a contributor to Community College Daily and managing editor of AACC's Community College Journal.