Bipartisan Senate bill aims to increase number of qualified principals, teachers
Ripon Advance
If enacted, S. 752 would encourage partnerships between school districts and local community colleges and universities to educate future teachers across specialization shortage areas, including special education, English language, STEM, and in career and technical education.

Alabama community colleges enter agreement with Braun Center for Science and Innovation
Alabama Political Reporter
The Alabama Community College System and the Von Braun Center for Science and Innovation’s University Consortium have signed a memorandum of understanding that fosters the advancement of programs which center on a number of emerging technologies. ACCS is the first community college system to participate in the multi-state consortium.

Kinzinger says colleges need to be held accountable for costs
Speaking to high school students this week, U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Illinois) said promoting community colleges or online courses to students, rather than having to go to a four-year school right off the bat, is an option for controlling college costs.

New York college holds its first Future Summit as it looks to 2025
Watertown Daily Times
The day started with four “EdTalks” on topics of particular concern to Jefferson Community College’s strategic planning process — building a student ready college, creating partnerships, diversity and innovative enrollment strategies. After the presentations, participants went to breakout sessions covering these topics to talk further.

Construction of nursing education center will be next major capital project at South Carolina college
Aiken Standard
Plans at Aiken Technical College call for its new center to house six labs, seven 50-student capacity classrooms, faculty offices and general meeting space.

Victor Valley College student leaders make their voices heard in D.C.
Sixteen Victor Valley College students spent six days attending a national leadership conference and discussing critical community college issues with public officials in the nation’s capital earlier this month.

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