Colleges propose allowing tuition increases to community college/university partnerships
Columbus State Community College President David Harrison told the Ohio House Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education that schools across the state have worked hard to reduce costs and ensure affordability for students, but resources are needed to improve student success and completion.

Florida senators OK proposal to cap 4-year community college degrees
Sunshine State News
A bill in Florida would create a new governing system for the state’s community colleges. The proposal also would reinstate the Florida State Board of Community Colleges to oversee community colleges.

New nurses could come from community colleges
In Illinois, proposed legislation aims to increase the number of nurses available to work in healthcare in the next few years. The measure would allow community colleges to award four-year nursing degrees to address the projected workforce shortage.

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