Commentary: Betsy DeVos and her cone of silence on for-profit colleges
Brookings Institution
Former U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan challenges current Secretary Betsy DeVos on her policies regarding for-profit colleges, especially efforts that are delaying the implementation of gainful employment regulations.

Craven CC, community continue recovery efforts after hurricane
New Bern Sun Journal
In North Carolina, the initial economic impact across education sectors as a result of Hurricane Florence is estimated at $297.3 million, with community colleges accounting for about $8.7 million, according to a preliminary state report.

Helping Nebraska manufacturing to thrive
Rural Radio Forum/KRVN podcasts
Central Community College officials discuss the college’s role in workforce development for manufacturing and other industries in Nebraska.

SUNY Broome opens manufacturing center
Fox 40 (with video)
There are currently more than 4,000 available jobs in Broome County, New York, with a large portion of those coming from the manufacturing industry. Broome Community College President Kevin Drumm says the college’s new manufacturing center couldn’t have opened at a better time.

How to get the equation right on early education funding?
Berkshire Eagle
Berkshire Community College plays an important role in its community in advancing early childhood education and care initiatives to address workforce development shortages of qualified, well-educated workers.

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