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Webinar covering updates on Temporary Protected Status offered in association with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center Hundreds of people gather to protest President Trump’s decision to end DACA at the San Diego County Administration building on September 5, 2017. City Times file photo To watch Newscene’s detailed report on the proposed changes to DACA, click …

More money could be on its way to the state’s community colleges with retraining and development grants and financial assistance for workforce programs. State Higher Education Commissioner Harrison Keller said the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Council received 48 nominations. There are 50 community colleges in Texas, but some applied as consortia, some as individuals, and …

The vaccination rate of ECC students was much higher than the rate for the general population of Erie County, but it is lower than the rates reported by the University of Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo State College and SUNY Fredonia . Niagara County Community College had a 94% rate, with 78 exemptions. SUNY officials said parts …

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Community Colleges have a multibillion-dollar impact on the state’s economy and will be “part of a fair recovery from the pandemic,” says new report from Northern Illinois University Center for Governmental Studies . The Economic Impacts and Employment Outcome of Illinois Community College Student Report indicates that indirect economic output from community …

(WSIL) – The Illinois Community College Board says the state’s community colleges represent $ 3.5 billion in economic output. They also provide 43,000 jobs. This study also indicates that in fiscal 2020, Illinois community colleges directly employed 33,000 people for a total payroll of $ 1.3 billion. News 3 spoke with John A Logan College …

Hundreds of Monroe County students have made their way to community colleges outside the county this month – and with them, millions of dollars in county taxes. Under state law that dates back almost 70 years, a fee known as “chargeback” is imposed on counties when their residents attend community college outside their borders. Monroe …

Responding to the trend, Governor Roy Cooper announced the Longleaf Commitment Grant in the spring, a scholarship reserved for the high school class of 2021, funded by federal COVID-19 stimulus money. The scholarship was intended for residents of the state with a family income of less than approximately $ 100,000 who have enrolled in credit …

A new investigation found that community colleges, and particularly their non-credit programs, play an inordinate role in providing employment-oriented education. Opportunity America, a Washington, DC think tank focused on economic mobility, explained the survey’s findings in an accompanying policy report released Tuesday. The report states that community colleges are “on the cusp of becoming the …

BETTENDORF – As businesses and industry evolve at an ever faster pace, the next wave of change in the form of digitization and automation, known as ‘Industry 4.0’, will require new processes for businesses. companies and new skills for employees. Eastern Iowa Community Colleges has partnered with Iowa Community Colleges and the Center for Industrial …

The Los Angeles Community College District Board of Directors voted on Wednesday night to make vaccination mandatory for all staff – even those who work remotely – and students taking classes in person or using campus facilities. nine colleges in the district. The vote to revise the policy – which previously provided for either a …