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A worthless degree? Betsy DeVos wants to change rules for which colleges stay open, close
USA Today
Proposed changes to accreditation rules would allow colleges to offer new programs with less scrutiny from accreditors. The deadline for public comment on the proposal is July 12.

Bernie Sanders to unveil plan to forgive $1.6T in student loan debt
Forbes
The plan would be part of Sanders’ proposal to make public universities and community colleges tuition-free.

Louisiana college program helps those with autism, disabilities find jobs
The Advocate
Even when the unemployment rate is as low as it is, getting a job can be tough for those with autism or learning disabilities. Baton Rouge Community College is trying to make it easier.

‘Think big’: The Coachella Valley finally gets a community college
Desert Sun
A look back at how California’s College of the Desert got its start and expanded.

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