Democratic candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon greets Borough of Manhattan Community College officials after a campaign event on Wednesday. (Photo: AP/Mary Altaffer)

Nixon: Raise taxes on rich to fund $7.3B plan for New York schools
Associated Press
New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon said Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s free-tuition program, called Excelsior, is so narrowly defined that only a small percentage of CUNY and SUNY students qualify.

Arizona college likely to cut football after 2018 season
Associated Press
Pima Community College in Tucson is considering eliminating its football program after next season in order to reach mandated budget cuts.

Partnership aims to close Wisconsin tech education teacher shortage
A shortage of teachers in North Central Wisconsin’s K-12 schools prompted Northcentral Technical College (NTC) and Marian University of Wisconsin to partner on a co-enrollment program for NTC students. Program graduates will be qualified to teach technology education to K-12 students.

Wisconsin college installs state’s largest rooftop solar energy project
Madison Area Technical College will install more than 5,000 solar panels this summer, which could lead to a cost savings of more than $200,000.

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