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Asian-American college students have highest amount of unmet financial need, study finds
NBCNews.com
Low-income Asian Americans came up short by $8,507 at two-year community colleges, compared to $6,903 for the average similar student.

Colleges delay tuition, offer emergency aid as the government shutdown hits students
Associated Press
A growing number of colleges and universities are postponing tuition payments, waiving late fees, and providing emergency grants to students whose finances have been tied up by the longest government shutdown in history.

Study: West Virginia community and technical colleges boost economy
Beckley Register-Herald
According to a study conducted by the West Virginia Community and Technical College System, the state’s CTCs have brought forth a $1.2 billion total economic impact on the state.

UW fails to nix bill on 4-year degrees at community colleges
Associated Press
Opposition from top University of Wyoming officials didn’t prevent state lawmakers from advancing legislation Friday that would allow community colleges to offer certain bachelor’s degrees.

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