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​Calif. colleges consider limits on retaking gym, arts classes
As constrained budgets and course cuts have made it harder for many students to get the classes they need, the California Community Colleges are taking further steps toward rationing course offerings and focusing resources on students who are pursuing degrees, certificates, transfer or career goals.

Fla. college helps fill need for auto technicians
Mechanics—or, more specifically, auto technicians, given the increasing complexity of computerized parts—never really experienced the Great Recession. Certainly not to the degree of other trades like construction.

N.Y. districts, community colleges work together on dual-credit courses
At a time when the cost of college is going up and so is the amount of student loans graduates carry when they finish, the idea that they can earn free college credit during high school seems too good to be true.