College admissions scandal highlights fundamental flaws in higher education
Community colleges and technical training programs should be equilibrated with university degrees — both in funding and cultural value, writes Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association. As a nation that needs more skills-based learning, we must value other educational pathways equally.
Connecticut lawmakers propose debt-free community college
Connecticut legislators are expected to debate the two-year $43 billion budget deal Gov. Ned Lamont reached with Democratic leaders last week.
Meet the North Branch banker who is helping put 100 students through college
Minneapolis Star Tribune
This fall, about 100 graduates of high schools in Luck, Rush City and Braham, Minnesota, will attend local community colleges on full scholarship, plus $1,000 for books and tools, thanks to the Frandsen Family Foundation.