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Elizabeth Warren unveils ‘broad cancellation plan’ for student debt
Yahoo! News
The Massachusetts senator’s plan involves forgiving up to $50,000 in student debt for 42 million Americans before reforming the higher education system “that created the crisis in the first place.”

Democratic candidates tackle free college ahead of 2020
CNN
The small differences between the proposals could start to draw dividing lines in the crowded Democratic field.

Editorial: Community colleges can’t be ignored in state budget
Union-Bulletin
Walla Walla Community College and other two-year schools have been overshadowed by K-12 and four-year schools for at least a decade.

SCCC touts local impact on Community College Day
New Jersey Herald
Nearly two decades ago, Lidia Zdunek arrived in the United States from her native Poland to serve as an au pair for a family in Sparta. Although she spoke little English, the terms of her contract required her to attend college while she was working in the country.

Community colleges strive to build skills, alleviate poverty in East County
The Outlook
Top administrators from several Oregon community colleges detailed looming budget cuts at their institutions as the colleges strive to help lift people out of poverty in the poorest area of the state.

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