Editorial: Trump doesn’t understand community colleges
The real import is not just that Trump confessed he didn’t understand a key pillar of the educational system (more than 40 percent of the nation’s undergraduates are community college students). It’s that he indirectly betrayed a complete lack of understanding of the economic issues facing the country, particularly in rural areas.
Filling in this perception gap can help low-income students succeed
PBS New Hour
The best to education community college students is to understand who they are and where they come from, says LaGuardia Community College President Gail Mellow.
Nursing schools are rejecting thousands of applicants — in the middle of a nursing shortage
There’s an acute nursing shortage in the United States, but schools are turning away thousands of qualified applicants as they struggle to expand class size and hire more teachers for nursing programs.
State senator again pushing to allow community colleges to offer four year nursing degrees
Illinois News Network
A projected nursing shortage in Illinois and across the country has state leaders looking for solutions.