Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Iowa’s Community Colleges Provide Good Economic Return

Iowa’s Community Colleges Provide Good Economic Return

A new report shows community college career and technical education programs provide a good economic return for Iowans earning a degree. The "Iowa Community Colleges Education Out ...

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Education Key to Growing Skilled Workforce

Education Key to Growing Skilled Workforce

The future of Iowa’s economy depends on a highly skilled workforce that is ready to compete with workers from around the globe. Iowa can compete and win in this global economy as ...

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Skills Training Available to Iowans

Skills Training Available to Iowans

Iowans looking to develop skills or a technical trade have additional opportunities after actions taken by the Iowa Legislature. The new opportunities are designed to address Iowa ...

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Community Colleges Help Grow Iowa’s Economy

Community Colleges Help Grow Iowa’s Economy

Democratic lawmakers said today Governor Branstad’s 2015 budget would shortchange Iowa community colleges and increase community college tuition. “While we applaud the Governor’s ...

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More High School Students Earn College Credit

More High School Students Earn College Credit

According to the Iowa Department of Education, more Iowa high school students are earning community college credit than ever before.  A report released by the department shows tha ...

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Community Colleges Pays Off for Iowa Students

Community Colleges Pays Off for Iowa Students

Students who complete a community college program earn higher wages, particularly in technical areas, according to a report released by the Iowa Department of Education.    The An ...

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