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Schools, colleges spared in stripped-down Missouri budgetAssociated PressCommunity colleges will get the same amount of state funding next year as they did this year, regardless of federal funding. Prison changes, lottery bills postponed as session…


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California doom: Staggering $54B budget deficit loomsAssociated PressThe revenue shortfall means the minimum amount of spending required for public schools and community colleges will fall by $18.3 billion. Commentary: Training workers for a post-COVID economyPhiladelphia…


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State expanding food benefits for 90,000 career and technical college studentsOakland PressThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced this week a change that would allow 90,000 students enrolled in career and technical education…


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Education Department watchdog unveils plan to oversee coronavirus reliefPoliticoAt the U.S. Education Department, the Inspector General’s office coronavirus relief oversight plan calls for audits and reviews of the department’s implementation of the CARES Act, as…


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Sinclair Community College suspends all sports for 2020-21 academic year due to COVID-19 crisisDayton Daily NewsAffected student-athletes will be offered guaranteed paid tuition. Public colleges, regulators brace for ‘unprecedented challenge’WBURMassachusetts education officials plan to analyze…


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Commentary: Bring back the Nurse Corps to fight coronavirusThe HillThe COVID-19 pandemic is creating another nightmare shortage of frontline healthcare workers. It’s time to revive the Nurse Corps for the modern age. How will colleges…


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Colleges serving Hispanic students take on urgent role as bridge to ‘post-pandemic future’NBC NewsEl Paso Community College President William Serrata is working against the clock to convince both new and current Latino students to enroll…


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Essential workers to get free college under new Whitmer planCNNThe plan, proposed by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and modeled on the GI Bill, would pay for college for those frontline workers who don’t have a…


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Commentary: Community colleges will be essential to California’s recoverySan Francisco ExaminerWhen the shelter-in-place order is finally lifted, millions of Californians will be seeking employment in a drastically different economy. Some workplaces will not survive; others…


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Commentary: The strengths we’ve built during the coronavirus outbreak will accelerate our recoveryCleveland.comThe strengths we build now will carry us forward as we emerge from this outbreak, writes Alex Johnson, president of Cuyahoga Community College…