Remedial education: Escaping higher education’s Hotel California
Complete College America finds millions of students who enter remedial courses in college can never leave – and only 10 percent of students in remediation at two-year colleges finish their degree in three years.

Commentary: Housing assistance can help keep students in school
Columbus Dispatch
In order for the Ohio workforce to meet its full potential, state policy needs to make certain that students have access to essential programs and services, including ensuring students have safe, affordable housing, writes David Harrison, president of Columbus State Community College.

Regents approve expanded budget requests for Connecticut universities, community colleges
The Board of Regents for Higher Education has unanimously approved “expansion items” for its biennium budget request for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 fiscal years for the Connecticut state university system and the state’s community colleges.

Connecticut college expands
CT Post
Housatonic Community College completes a $45 million expansion and renovation project that provides more space for classrooms, labs and student services.

Houston college cuts ribbon on health tower
Houston Chronicle
A new 10-story, $68 million health sciences building at Houston Community College includes areas that simulate hospitals.

Tuna tournament supports students
The final Sturdivant Island Tuna Tournament, which is ending after 21 years, raised $287,000 for scholarships for Maine community college students.

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