Presidents divided on community college bachelor’s degrees
Inside Higher Ed
Community college and university presidents are sharply divided over whether two-year institutions should offer bachelor’s degrees, a new Inside Higher Ed survey finds.

House OKs bill providing services to homeless Washington college students
In Washington state, the House voted 57-37 to pass a bill that would provide short-term housing, laundry facilities, storage, showers, reduced-price meal plans, technology and case management services.

Editorial: More funding for community colleges needed
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
The need to put more money into higher education, particularly community colleges, is glaring.

Nirenberg uses state of the city to call for free community college tuition
San Antonio Current
San Antonia Mayor Ron Nirenberg on Friday used his annual State of the City address to float an ambitious plan that would offer free tuition at local community colleges to all qualified residents.

Editorial: Reorganizing the Connecticut community college system makes sense
The Democrats who control the state legislature would be better off abandoning the slogan-friendly free community college proposal and instead get squarely behind a pragmatic plan to improve efficiency, cut costs and make Connecticut’s community colleges more student-friendly.

Commentary: Why Cal Grant must be expanded: Hard realities of juggling community college, work and family
I am one of 2.1 million students attending a California Community College, working on my general science associate degree toward a BA in chemistry to realize my dream of working in orthopedic surgery.

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