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Roger Heps is in his final year of on-the-job training at Bayer, as part Germany's vocational education system.

'Blue-collar aristocrats' thrive in German economy

Apr 7, 2015
Germany’s vocational system partners with employers to train students for skilled jobs.
Posted In: Germany, german schools, higher education, community college, technical schools, vocational schools, vocational training, german college
Students study at Massasoit Community College.

Can community colleges cope with being free?

Jan 20, 2015
Schools could be overwhelmed by the President's plan to make tuition free.
Posted In: community college, Education, State of the Union
President Barack Obama speaks on new proposals for higher education accessibility at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on Jan. 9, 2015.

Obama proposes free community college plan

Jan 9, 2015
"No one with the drive and discipline" should be denied a college education, president says.
Posted In: community college, federal budget, education funding

How free tuition spurred new interest in college

Nov 27, 2014
Tennessee Promise is as much an experiment in marketing as it is in funding.
Posted In: Tennessee Promise, community college

The challenge of funding a community college education

Jul 16, 2014
No access to federal student loans can imperil community college students.
Posted In: community college, federal student loans, education costs

Should community college be free? A Twitter chat roundup

Feb 7, 2014
A proposal in Tennessee to offer associate’s and technical degrees for free.
Posted In: community college, Tennessee Promise