Commentary: Pell grants for short-term programs would help students at my community college
Increased maximum Pell grants are deeply appreciated and support the rising costs of education for low-income families. However, the game-changer that is necessary now, more than ever, is the allowance of Pell funding for very short-term programs.

Fewer Black men are enrolling in community college. This state wants to change that
PBS NewsHour
Seventy percent of Black men in California pursuing higher education attend a community college, but degree attainment and completion lag behind other groups.

Colleges in the Ozarks working to help future teachers
As Missouri’s teacher shortage continues, colleges in the Ozarks are working to make it easier for students to pursue that career. This includes Ozarks Technical Community College, which recently announced it’s updating its teaching degree to offer easier graduation requirements.

County board supports reduced tuition For community college students in need
Bay City News
San Mateo County’s Board of Supervisors this week expressed its support for reduced tuition at local community colleges.

Evers releases first-ever Clean Energy Plan for Wisconsin
The governor’s plan aims to create 40,000 Wisconsin jobs by 2030, provide opportunities for job training and apprenticeship programs and reduce Wisconsin’s dependency on out-of-state energy sources.

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