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Wisconsin tech colleges promote flexibility after losing a third of enrollment in 15 years
Sheboygan Press
Technical colleges are now offering more night and online courses, stepping up recruitment efforts in high schools and exporting their training programs from classrooms to bustling work sites.

Student are paying more to community colleges while enrollment drops
Chicago Daily Herald
Community colleges initially were conceived as being funded equally with state revenue, local property taxes and tuition. In Illinois, the state’s current funding level is about 16 percent.

Commentary: Bond act for career and technical education will secure the future
NJ Spotlight
The bond act would provide $500 million to expand career-training programs at county vocational-technical schools and county colleges.

‘This is a good fit’: Oakton Community College announces new attendance partnerships with Elmhurst College
Chicago Tribune
A new partnership between Oakton Community College and a suburban four-year college will offer students an opportunity to attend both schools concurrently while taking advantage of lower tuition rates.

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