Their grades kept them from Division I. A junior college in Scranton offers one final shot.
Washington Post
Academics are not only a focal point at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton; they are the potential ticket out for former high school stars hanging on to dreams of playing Division I football. 

Editorial: Splashing in the kiddie pool of college consolidation
CT Mirror
In Connecticut, the CSCU Students First plan will not improve student success or save money.

Commentary: An answer to the cost of college and community collapse: community Colleges
American Greatness
While enrollment at community colleges is down across the country, despite the dramatic cost savings of beginning there and either transferring or going straight into the workforce with an associate degree, the benefits schools such as Community College of Allegheny County have are immeasurable, not just for the students but also for the communities they serve.

Commentary: Don’t forget Oregon community colleges in Smarter Success funding package
Portland Business Journal (subscription required)
The education package being considered by lawmakers does not allocate money to higher ed. That needs to change.

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