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A band saw, a drill press and $2.3M. College celebrates largest donation ever as ‘transformative’
Los Angeles Times
The program at Cerritos College that will benefit from the donation? Woodworking.

MetroHealth donates $1M to Tri-C to establish job training center
Cleveland.com
MetroHealth has donated $1 million to Cuyahoga Community College in Ohio to establish a center that will link people to academic and workforce training programs at the hospital system’s main campus.

California approved nearly $500M in emergency aid for community college students. Could Washington be next?
Seattle Times
In Washington state, community college officials are excited for the growing attention to emergency assistance programs.

Commentary: Why skills training can’t replace higher education
Harvard Business Review
Intentionally shortening and fragmenting educational and personal development in the name of bolstering economic productivity now is shortsighted and does a catastrophic disservice to individuals, our national prosperity, and the long-term well-being of a civil, democratic society.

150 horses rescued from Saddleridge fire
NBC 4 Los Angeles
The horses are housed at Los Angeles Pierce College, where the county hosted a large animal evacuation center.

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