Apple expands in Austin
Apple press release
Austin Community College (Texas) was one of the first community colleges in the country to offer App Development with Swift to train its students to design and develop apps.

‘Prison saved my life’: Utah inmates seeing new horizons with college coursework
KUER 90.1 (with audio)
Today, only Salt Lake Community College and the University of Utah offer on-site college classes in the state.

Credentials that work
Focus (Lumina Foundation publication)
The winter edition of the Lumina Foundation publication features articles on Jackson College’s (Michigan) guide pathways for healthcare students and a plastics manufacturing partnership at Hennepin Technical College (Minnesota).

State announces Florida Pathways to Career Opportunities Grant winners
Florida Politics
The Florida Pathways to Career Opportunities Grant, created this year, provides institutions state funds for apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs.

‘The demand for talent is tremendous’ — Virginia boosts investment as push for high-tech degrees gains speed
Richmond Times-Dispatch
Virginia’s commitment to invest in educating high-tech talent won the sweepstakes for Amazon’s second headquarters a year ago, but now some big bills are coming due in the next state budget to help public colleges and universities deliver on the promise.

Why franchises are funding their employees’ education
Spending money on their employees’ education — and therefore providing access to opportunities far larger than their current jobs — isn’t just good for employees. It’s also good for business.

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