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College in Houston offers $20 courses
KHOU-11
Houston Community College is offering classes for only $20 as part of its Career4U program, which provides certificates in business, construction management, information technology, healthcare, transportation and adult education and literacy.

Gearing up for the future: Students with CTE experience enter college, workforce
NRToday.com
When James Mansanti started classes at Umpqua Community College, his focus initially wasn’t on welding. It didn’t seem to be a career path at first, but rather a skill that might come in useful sometime later in life.

110,000 Washington students a year will get money for college, many a free ride
Seattle Times
The changes come from a sweeping higher education bill that passed along with the legislature’s budget last weekend, which will help families who make up to the state’s median income – just under $92,000 for a family of four.

Community college students can earn bachelor’s degree without relocating
WKU/NPR
Somerset Community College will offer bachelor’s degrees on campus from the University of Kentucky, Western Kentucky University, Eastern Kentucky University and Morehead State University.

Transfer agreement removes barriers
Dallas Observer
The Dallas County Community College District and the University of Texas at Arlington signed a transfer agreement calling for improved advising for community college students and allowing for reverse transfers.

Increased legislative oversight sought in Nevada
This is Reno
Voters in Nevada will consider a ballot measure in 2020 that would place the Nevada System of Higher Education under the supervision of the state legislature.

Welding students create project for community park
The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register
Welding students at West Virginia Northern Community College created an all-in-one structure that can be used as a basketball hoop and futsal goal for the city of Wheeling’s parks department.

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