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Nixon: Raise taxes on rich to fund $7.3B plan for New York schools Associated Press New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon said Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s free-tuition program, called Excelsior, is so narrowly defined that only…


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Commentary: Work needed: Proposed policy for layoffs at Kentucky community, technical colleges requires more vetting Lexington Herald Leader Last September, Gov. Matt Bevin proposed draconian budget cuts for community colleges and universities. In response to…


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Lesson from Liberal, Kan.: Community colleges must reach out more to communities Washington Post We saw that remaining relevant in empowering the region required us to accept the reality that we must focus on the…


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Editorial: Thinking smart at Canisius and ECC Buffalo News Under a creative money-saving partnership, students at Erie Community College in New York will be able to live in dorms at Canisius College, a private four-year…


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Community colleges asking for more money in this year’s state budget ABC27 (with video) Pennsylvania Gov.Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal calls for an appropriation of just over $230 million for the state’s community colleges. It’s…


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Grand Rapids Community College growing middle college partnerships MLive.com A two-year-old program between the Michigan college and a local high school requires students to take a fifth year of high school to earn both an…


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At Middlesex Community College, extra help for Asian students New York Times After her first-ever class at Middlesex Community College (Massachusetts) last fall, Socheata Mam sank into a couch with her backpack in the main…


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There’s a growing need for child-care centers on college campuses Marketwatch At Kingsborough Community College’s campus child-care center in New York City, the staff views part of their role as providing support and services to…


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Higher ed needs more speed boats, fewer battleships Bloomberg A Q&A with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, who’s reinventing his state’s system of higher education. Letter to the editor: Don’t scrap the liberal arts majors New…


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Maricopa Community Colleges to lower tuition Peoria Times A recent study shows tuition hikes depress overall college enrollment and in particular negatively affect racial and ethnic diversity at educational institutions. Forming a second family at…