Editorial: Community colleges deserve a higher priority in state budgets
Chinook Observer
Community colleges struggle to maintain an appropriate level of support and enthusiasm from political leaders — or sometimes even from local citizens who have the highest stake in their success.

Editorial: Why not let homeless college students park in campus lots?
Los Angeles Times
This is a well-intentioned idea that could offer modest but much needed help to homeless students trying to improve their lives despite enormous obstacles.

No decision on community college in Erie until July at earliest
New York officials won’t make a decision on Erie County’s request for a community college until July at the earliest — more than two years after the county submitted its application.

Killing in-state tuition for ‘Dreamers’ would cost Texas $400 million a year
The Statesman
If in-state tuition for that population ends, the New American Economy analysis projects that Texas could lose up to $213.6 million a year in wage earnings and $184.2 million in added spending power, totaling nearly $400 million.

Pallets of food handed out to community college students, staff, faculty
In addition to the food distribution by the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, James Sprunt Community College hosted a resource fair that helped people learn about agencies and other resources that can assist with housing, transportation, counseling, substance abuse and more.

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