Commentary: Equal protection for transgender students
Inside Higher Ed
The Trump administration’s plan to remove legal protections for transgender students could limit access to higher education and harm the U.S. Education Department’s legacy, two community college presidents write.

House passes free community and technical college bill
Beckley Register
The West Virginia House of Delegates has passed the free community and technical college bill on a 85-13 vote. The bill will now head back to the Senate for final approval.

Editorial: Texas lawmakers must find ways to adequately fund community colleges
Longview News-Journal
Community colleges play a vital role in Texas, providing higher education for about half of all Texans who continue their studies after high school. Despite that fact, for too long they have not received the consideration they deserve from the Texas Legislature.

The stigma of choosing trade school over college
The Atlantic
Many jobs now require specialized training in technology that bachelor’s programs are usually too broad to address, leading to more “last mile”–type vocational-education programs after the completion of a degree.

Colorado college starts bachelor’s degree program in geospatial science
Longmont Times-Call
The high demand for workers skilled in geospatial science is part of what drove Front Range Community College to create its first four-year degree program.

About the Author

Daily Staff
CCDaily is published by the American Association of Community Colleges.