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Commentary: Virginia’s community colleges prioritize workforce development
Virginian-Pilot
Clearing up some inaccurate assertions about Virginia’s community college figures.

Bronx Community College partners with universities in India to combat climate change
News 12 Long Island
The Green University Network is aimed at connecting the college in the Bronx with institutions in India to combat the climate crisis together. Leaders from universities all over India toured the Bronx Community College campus Monday.

Commentary: Post-pandemic, will community college students keep choosing online instruction?
EdSource
Remote instruction is now the choice of a growing number of community college students, who tend to be older, working and are often parents – or even grandparents.

SLCC hopes improved campus jobs will help it hold onto students
KUER
Salt Lake Community College has been working on a new strategy to retain students — increasing on-campus jobs.

Feds investigate fake applications for admission, financial aid
Salt Lake Tribune (Subscription required)
Federal investigators are looking into several fraudulent applications for admission and financial aid — including requests for student Covid-19 relief funds — received by Salt Lake Community College.

Free college didn’t die with federal inaction. It moved.
Higher Ed Dive
Free college’s momentum shifted from the federal level to state and local programs, signaling the movement’s durability. How will it change institutions?

Biden highlights administration’s efforts to boost trucking jobs
NBC News
To improve retention and prevent fast turnover in the trucking industry, the administration has nearly doubled apprenticeship programs for trucking through 100 employers and seven trade associations, the White House said.

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