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Arizona court to hear arguments on immigrant tuition case
Associated Press
The Arizona Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether young immigrants granted deferred deportation status under a program started by former President Barack Obama are eligible for lower in-state college tuition.

Donald Trump doesn’t understand community colleges
The Atlantic
In a speech last week, the president revealed he doesn’t appreciate the vital role they play in the country’s education system and economy.

Trump dismisses community colleges during infrastructure speech
Triblive.com
Members of the higher education community have taken issue with the president’s remarks on community colleges, saying that vocational schools and community colleges serve different purposes.

Florida colleges take stock after ‘challenging’ session
Jacksonville Business Journal
While state universities and public schools have seen significant funding increases in the last two years, Florida’s state college system has had less success in securing money in the annual budget process.

Knowing and growing: Germanna President Gullickson aims to strengthen college’s workforce role
Daily Progress
Janet Gullickson, president of Virginia’s Germanna Community College, was a 24-year-old graduate student when a university president took her aside at a conference on women and leadership and asked if she had ever thought about becoming a college president. She had not until that moment.

Wisconsin partnership includes Ford, technical college and local high school
WBAY (with video)
A new program allows high school students to earn a college diploma before they graduate. It’s a partnership between Green Bay Public Schools, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and the Ford Motor Company.

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