Georgia considers limits on college course payments
Gov. Brian Kemp and a number of lawmakers have been raising concerns about Georgia’s dual enrollment program, and administration allies on Wednesday unveiled an overhauled bill that would limit most students to 30 hours of college credit, what a student would have to take to reach college sophomore status.
Eight local community colleges will offer legal services to undocumented students
San Diego Union-Tribune
Eight local community colleges, from Palomar and San Diego City to Grossmont and Southwestern, will be part of a pilot program offering free immigration-related resources that officials said are much-needed to serve undocumented students in a time of uncertainty.
Ohio college partners with insurance company on new program
Dayton Business Journal
Clark State Community College has partnered with a Columbus-based insurance company to launch a certificate program with guaranteed job placement opportunities.
Campus food is now cheaper for cash-strapped GRCC students
In Michigan, Grand Rapids Community College’s campus dining has rolled back prices to support campus efforts to address food insecurity.
Funding challenges prompt Oregon college to trim some programs
Insufficient state funding, in part, has prompted Mt. Hood Community College to cut seven relatively small programs, though it was a tough decision.
Defrauded college students will no longer be taxed on their canceled loans
Student loan borrowers whose education debt has been canceled because their college closed or engaged in fraud will no longer face a tax bill, relief that arrives as applications for forgiveness continue to grow.