Commentary: Why we should celebrate — and invest in — America’s best community colleges
Great community colleges have so much to teach us, across higher education and throughout our society, because they are on the cutting edge of educational innovation.

Austin Community College fashion incubator aims to bridge skills gap in growing industry
Community Impact Newspaper
For Kristopher Stevens, a small business co-owner in Texas and instructor at Austin Community College in the fashion program, says one challenge in his business is finding employees with the technical skills to run pieces of complex equipment that cut fabric and make clothing.

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College working on bringing Bachelor degree programs to campus
The Kentucky college believes its new University Center program will help college students save big on school.

Commentary: Rethinking career and technical education
Inside Higher Ed
Gregory Seaton, associate director of JFF’s Pathways to Prosperity network, explains how he came to support his daughter’s choice to participate in such a program and why college administrators and others should, too.

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