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South Carolina Apprenticeships Prepare Students for the Future of Work

South Carolina Technical Colleges partner with local employers in the automotive and other growing industries to meet local economic needs and connect students to careers.

Changes to Gainful Employment Regulation Delayed

The U.S. Department of Education missed the Novemeber 1st deadline to file changes to the gainful employment rule for 2019. As a result, changes will not go in to effect until July 2020 at the earliest.

Blue-collar jobs will survive the rise of artificial intelligence. But the work will change

The infusion of artificial intelligence, robotics and big data into the workplace is elevating the demand for people’s ingenuity, to reinvent a process or rapidly solve problems in an emergency.

Income Verification for Federal Aid Hinders Low-Income Students

Colleges worry the federal student aid verification process singles out more low-income students and may be stopping them from receiving grants.

The Cost of Housing is Out of Reach for Independent Community College Students

According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, Americans must make over $44,000 to afford to rent two-bedroom home and over $34,000 to afford a one-bedroom home. On average, independent community college students’ household income is just under $34,000.

College administrators meet to find solutions to reduce student poverty

A growing number of colleges are trying to help poor students meet their basic needs and remove barriers that keep them from graduating.
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