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Commentary: Local community colleges are essential for global needs
Los Angeles Times
While Yale faced lawsuits for charging full tuition for online Zoom classes, Coastline Community College was operating as it always has and could accommodate extra students as well.

Agreement creates a new pathway from community colleges to UNC
Goldsboro Daily News
North Carolina Community College System President Thomas Stith and University of North Carolina System President Peter Hans this week announced a new agreement that will increase opportunities for community college students to transfer to teacher education programs within the university system. It is effective this fall.

Covid relief for California community college students depends on the school they attend
EdSource
More than $1.6 billion in emergency Covid relief is available to California community college students, but how much each student receives and when they get it hinges on the college they happen to be enrolled in.

With enrollment down, local community colleges offer incentives
KVCR News
When a single textbook can cost anywhere from $25 to $400, sometimes students have to choose between school and a living expense, says San Bernardino Community College District Chancellor Diana Rodriguez.

Alabama community college overhaul improves the odds for unprepared students
Hechinger Report
As students return this fall, the path to a degree should be shorter and less expensive for many.

Millions still available in G3 funds for Virginia community college students
CBS 19 News
A recent financial report says there is about $10.9 million still available in the state’s G3 program, which covers community college tuition and fees for qualifying individuals to train for jobs in growing industries such as early childhood education, health care, information technology, public safety and skilled trades.

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