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Community colleges draw from abroad
New York Times
Tens of thousands of international students still coming here are not going to research universities or elite institutions, but to community colleges.

Conservative organization tests Iowa’s new campus free speech law
Des Moines Register
Just months after Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law a new campus free-speech measure, the conservative student group Turning Point USA is testing the waters with an application for official recognition from Southeastern Community College.

Debt-free community college planned for Connecticut in 2020, but funding depends on new online lottery
Hartford Courant
Like other states nationwide, Connecticut has seen a steady decline in community college enrollment, raising concerns about access to education and the employability of its citizens. With residents moving out of state to seek opportunities elsewhere, the legislature has its eye on incentives that could encourage them to stay.

Community college program gives foster youth the tools to succeed
Southwest Virginia Today
A growing program initiated more than 10 years ago at Virginia Highlands Community College is in the national spotlight for empowering foster youth to succeed academically.

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