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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin and Ivanka Trump test equipment at the Toyota Motor North America plant in Georgetown, Kentucky. (Photo: Courtesy of TMNA)

Ivanka Trump pitches workforce development in visit to Kentucky Toyota plant
Louisville Courier-Journal
In a visit to Kentucky, the daughter and senior adviser to President Donald Trump carried the administration’s message that U.S. businesses have to become more prominent in working with the federal government to boost worker training and skills development.

Education is being transformed — outside Washington
Wall Street Journal (subscription required)
U.S. cities and states are expanding the standard of free public education to include prekindergarten and two years of community college.

Commentary: Community colleges’ open access is not a scam, it is an investment
SaulkValley.com
In light of the recent accusations of our Hollywood sweethearts’ university admissions scandal, it is important to note the intentions and outcomes of community colleges.

Commentary: Connecticut can’t afford not to offer free tuition at community colleges
Hartford Courant
I teach at a private university in Connecticut. I also teach a class at a community college, but you don’t have to spend a lot time with college students in either venue before you notice the heroic measures some students take to get a degree.

‘Community’ colleges no more? House backs name changes to two colleges
Florida Politics
The Florida House has voted to rename Florida Keys Community College and North Florida Community College by dropping the “community” from each college’s name.

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