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Commentary: Pennsylvania’s community college students have enough on their plates. They shouldn’t have to worry about going hungry
Pennsylvania Capital-Star
Although a national solution is sorely needed, community colleges across the country are developing their own localized solutions. In Pennsylvania, Bucks County Community College, the Community College of Allegheny County and Montgomery County Community College are among those who have been investing in support mechanisms to start addressing the problem.

How community colleges can meet students’ basic needs
CLASP blog
The Center for Law and Social Policy highlights policies in Colorado, Louisiana and Rhode Island that aim to improve the connections between postsecondary enrollment and public benefits programs.

Celebrating the F-16 production line completion
WYFF4
Here’s why the F-16 production in Greenville, South Carolina, by Lockheed Martin is so exciting for Greenville Technical College’s aircraft maintenance technology program and its graduates.

From being unable to read to the nursing fast-track in three years
WUSA9
Only one in three girls in Afghanistan attend school. But three years after moving to Alexandria, Shafiqa Omarkhail, 19, is on her way to a nursing degree which starts at Northern Virginia Community College.

Commentary: Where is Gov. Lamont on community college consolidation?
CT Mirror
In office for 100 days, Gov. Ned Lamont has chimed in on on tolls, legalizing marijuana, the economy and the board of trustees shakeup at the University of Connecticut — though it has fewer than half the number of students attending community colleges and the other state universities. But no word on community college consolidation.

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