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Collaboration between CDOT, Front Range Community College aims to reduce shortage of highway workers
Pikes Peak Courier
A career opportunity that springs from a shortage of labor for highway maintenance, the highway maintenance management program is a pathway to employment for Front Range Community College students.

Edmonds Community College will honor immigrants who served their chosen country
Herald Net
The veterans event will also celebrate the 10th anniversary of the “Boots to Books and Beyond” monument on campus.

Commentary: Understanding Connecticut’s community college graduation rates
CT Mirror
The state’s proposed consolidation does not address the hiring of additional faculty to lessen dependence on adjuncts or the increase of faculty of color. It does not address increasing resources at the campus level to strengthen both the classroom and support areas. It does not address increasing work study funding so students can work at the campus instead of an outside job that will distract them from their studies.

Free community college program will require city money
KSAT
Most of that cost is expected to come from the financial aid in the form of federal Pell grants, $88.6 million, and Alamo Colleges’s Texas Public Education Grants, $7 million. The $26.9 million for the “last dollar” portion would come from the Alamo Colleges Foundation, the city of San Antonio and Bexar County.

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