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OTC requests tax hike to build training center for high-paying technical jobs Springfield News-Leader (with video) To establish the Center for Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing and Technology — and significantly expand technical and allied health…


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MCC marine biology program making waves Wicked Local Bedford In Massachusetts, students at Middlesex Community College were recently featured on the ABC program “Sea Rescue” (see video, below) highlighting the school’s marine biology program and…


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To solve the diversity drought in software engineering, look to community colleges Motherboard Community college computer science classes teach the fundamentals, broad concepts like data structures, algorithmic complexity and object-oriented programming. Community college consolidation would…


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Want to search earnings for English majors by college? You can’t. New York Times The House Committee on Education and the Workforce has proposed an idea: Release the data, but only on people who borrow…


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Despite protests, St. Louis Community College board approves layoffs, voluntary buyouts STLtoday.com The board approved a series of budget reduction proposals, including a voluntary buyout, suspension of sabbaticals, changes to benefits and the hotly contested…


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Jenny Durkan takes step on free-college promise on 1st full day as Seattle mayor Seattle Times The Seattle mayor signed an executive order saying the city will further help public high school graduates attend community…


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Net neutrality rollback concerns colleges Inside Higher Ed The consequence of the rule change would particularly affect community colleges and smaller state institutions. Facing hiring challenges, Bosch Rexroth invests in high school vocational training Greenville…


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Harper College calls on Congress to give legal status to ‘Dreamers’ Chicago Daily Herald In October, Harper was among dozens of schools to sign onto a letter from the American Association of Community Colleges urging…


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With a manufacturing boom under way, officials look for space to prepare South Carolina workers Charleston Post Courier The sheer number of workers needing training — not just for Mercedes-Benz Vans and Volvo, but for…


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South Carolina congressman wants low-income students to pay back Pell Grants if they don’t graduate college Charleston Post Courier A South Carolina Republican has called the Pell for Performance Act, introduced in the U.S. House…