Editorial: Community colleges’ affordable option
Herald Tribune
The Florida legislature has in recent years invested significantly in the university system. In light of the financial benefits to students, families and the state, as well as national trends, we hope that the community college system will benefit from substantial investments by Florida in 2019 and beyond.

California leads the nation in sending former inmates to college. Will other states follow?
Yahoo! News
After years behind bars at Kern Valley State Prison and the state lockup in Chino, California, Martin Leyva had grown accustomed to the brutal violence and volatility of prison life. Showing up for his first day of college at Santa Barbara City College following his release, on the other hand, was truly frightening.

Commentary: So, President Trump, this is what community colleges actually do
Morning Call
First and foremost we truly are “a college of the community,” constantly evolving as needs of the community change, writes Mark Erickson, president of Northampton Community College in Pennsylvania.

Wright State to offer 4-year degree at area community college
Dayton Daily News
In Ohio, Edison State Community College students will soon be able to earn a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership without leaving the school’s main campus.

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