Commentary: ‘Yes, it’s possible’: The time is now for the legislature to better fund higher education
Seattle Times
Reinvesting in universities and community and technical colleges will open the doors wider for Washingtonians to get well-paying jobs and become well-rounded members of strong communities.

Commentary: How a graduate’s gift led to Greenville Tech’s new student success center
Greenville News
Keith Miller, president of Greenville Technical College, details how a former student who once doubted her ability to succeed later gifted $2 million to the college to help other students succeed.

Editorial: Can West Virginia attain a higher standard of living through higher education?
WV News
It is imperative that the state’s two-year community and technical colleges be included in the discussion.

North Carolina Voter ID bill moves ahead
Rocky Mount Telegram
Community college IDs would be among approved IDs for voting in the state.

City considers extending CCSF’s popular but underfunded free tuition program
San Francisco Chronicle
More than 4,000 new students have enrolled in City College of San Francisco since all courses became free for city residents last year.

Groups, colleges to help former students finish their studies
Voice of America
In California, Shasta College decided it needed to do more to help former students return to college and finally earn a degree.

Over $1B needed to fix Missouri’s crumbling college campus buildings
Kansas City Star
A new report says the state’s 2,453 higher education buildings need more than $1.4 billion in maintenance.

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