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Middle-class families increasingly look to community colleges
New York Times
With college prices in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, more middle-class families are looking for ways to spend less for quality education.

Enrollment down at certain Carolina community colleges following Florence
Public Radio East
Thousands of community college students in eastern North Carolina have missed classes, reduced their course loads or have stopped attending altogether since Hurricane Florence damaged homes, businesses and college campuses across the region more than six months ago.

Wyoming community colleges research adding applied science degrees
Wyoming Public Media
The Northern Wyoming Community College District is in the process of gathering data to get a sense of community and student needs as it considers adding bachelor’s of applied science degrees.

Legislature continues to look at changes in college aid programs
Spokesman-Review
The Oregon House is considering a broad bill on many forms of college aid with a significant expansion of the Need Grant program. It would increase the taxes on businesses most likely to benefit from workers with college degrees.

Butler students excel in engineering industry
Butler County Times Gazette
An engineering CEO sees promise in community college graduates.

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