South Carolina manufacturers tap young talent with successful apprenticeship program
Chief Executive Group
Apprenticeship Carolina, a division of the South Carolina Technical College System, is one of the fastest-growing apprenticeship programs in the U.S.

Commentary: Redesigning, reinventing and resetting
Norfolk Daily News
The “Blue Book” message sent by American Association of Community Colleges President Walter Bumphus to more than 1,100 community colleges was that we stand together on a journey to transform the American dream and to build this nation’s skilled workforce, writes Michel Chipps, president of Northeast Community College in Nebraska.

Higher education dollars tighten under new Missouri plan
Joplin Globe
The revised performance funding model establishes six measures that will be used to evaluate the performance of the state’s community colleges, two-year technical colleges and four-year universities.

All UW campuses can offer two-year online degrees under reorganization
All University of Wisconsin System four-year campuses will be able to offer online associate degrees under a proposal that members of the Board of Regents approved this week.

Bill would limit scope of veterans’ tuition program to save money
Casper Star Tribune
A state bill in Wyoming would change the program to fund only tuition and not fees, would require veterans be pursuing a degree or certificate “at the same or lower educational level than the student has previously earned,” and would provide money only for the University of Wyoming or one of the state’s community colleges.

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