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Can a state help more residents finish college?
EWA Radio (audio)
With 75 percent of the state’s jobs requiring postsecondary credentials, Colorado looks to boost college and career training.

Community colleges take steps to address campus crime
Southgate News Herald
Officials at Wayne County Community College and Henry Ford College talk with pride — and a promise of vigilance — regarding campus safety.

A new Colorado report tries to show what higher education is worth
Colorado Sun
A Colorado Sun analysis found that roughly half of Colorado students are paying for four-year degrees in fields that pay less than they could make with a one-year technical certificate or two-year degree.

Community colleges encourage lower tuition
WDBJ7
Gov. Ralph Northam has recently proposed free tuition for a number of programs in Virginia’s community colleges. Here’s how it can help students at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College.

Reading the tea leaves on accreditors’ views of plan to merge Connecticut community colleges
CT Mirror
A letter issued last month by accreditors about the merger of the state’s 12 community college into a single statewide institution has prompted a wide array of interpretations from faculty and others who are divided over the controversial plan.

Bakersfield College hopes to bring in additional baccalaureate degrees in the future
Bakersfield.com
A baccalaureate in industrial automation was selected because of its high employability and importance in local job markets.

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