Baldwin proposes legislation to make tuition free at two-year colleges
Appleton Post Crescent
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin on Friday reintroduced a proposal to guarantee tuition-free attendance for two years at community and technical colleges — legislation she said would help local workers in the struggling paper industry.
Community college tuition burden for Iowa students should shift to state
Mason City Globe Gazette
Too much of the burden for paying for a community college education has fallen to students and more of the cost should be shifted back to the state, said Republican candidate for governor Ron Corbett.
Commentary: Community colleges play a key role educating early childhood workers
U.S. News & World Report
The majority of early childhood degree programs in the U.S. are located in two-year institutions, and three-quarters of community colleges nationally offer some type of early childhood or child development program.
Myrtle Beach, HGTC looking to train-to-work city residents through pilot program
The purpose of the program that teams the city of Myrtle Beach and Horry Georgetown Technical College is to provide short-term training for city residents unemployed, underemployed or transitioning in the workforce.
Commentary: Lakeshore Technical College partners with high schools on career, tech education
Herald Times Reporter
Dedicated teachers, counselors, principals and superintendents are making sure students have the skills they need to succeed in life: technical skills, academic skills, and employability skills, writes Paul Carlsen, president of Lakeshore Technical College.