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Obama promotes job training at community college

President Barack Obama called on Congress Monday to create an $8 billion fund to train community college students for high-growth industries, part of his broader pitch to make higher education more affordable for all Americans. The fund was part of Obama’s proposed budget for 2013. The overall package aims to achieve $4 trillion in deficit… Continue Reading Obama promotes job training at community college

Cuts leave community college bleeding

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Kelly Tallo moved to Colorado in part because she hoped her parents could help while she earned a nursing degree to support her children. She’s attending classes at Pikes Peak Community College, but was stunned to recently discover there is a two-year waiting list to enter the nursing program. “I might as well go somewhere… Continue Reading Cuts leave community college bleeding

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