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Commentary: How to turn a community college into an economic engine
Bloomberg
Partnerships between schools and employers can better train students for available jobs. Just take a look at Forsyth Tech.

South Carolina technical college hosts federal Disaster Recovery Center
SCNow
Florence-Darlington Technical College is hosting a U.S. Small Business Administration Recovery Center on its main campus to, in part, explain how the agency’s low-interest loans can help businesses recover from the floods resulting from Hurricane Florence.

UW two-year colleges are now part of four-year universities
WUWM (with audio)
Beginning this school year, Wisconsin’s 13 two-year colleges are now branch campuses of the the four-year University of Wisconsin system. The restructuring is an effort to keep the colleges’ doors open despite declining enrollment and revenue.

Four community colleges to launch apprenticeship program in advanced robotics
Hartford Courant
With a grant from a non-profit robotics manufacturing institute and some additional support from the state, several Connecticut community colleges will launch a two-year apprenticeship program next spring in advanced robotics.

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