Commentary: Restoring Pell grants for prisoners benefits taxpayers, communities
Penn Live
Recognition is rapidly growing that educating incarcerated individuals results in rehabilitated lives and families, safer communities and financial savings, writes John J. “Ski” Sygielski, president of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.

Charter Oak State College offers tuition incentive program for community college graduates
Hartford Courant
Charter Oak State College has a new agreement with the state’s 12 community colleges that will allow students to take four-year degree courses at the same price they were paying at the two-year institutions.

First cohorts graduate in California community colleges baccalaureate pilot
Campus Technology
A pilot program formed in 2014 in California’s community colleges just came to fruition when 135 students around the state graduated with bachelor’s degrees from their two-year schools.

Tuition at some Louisiana colleges will remain flat for upcoming year
Daily Advertiser
The Louisiana Community and Technical College System Board of Supervisors has voted not to increase tuition and fees at two-year colleges for the 2018-19 academic year.

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