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Speak NC: Community College

Jeremy Sprinkle
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Real stories from real North Carolinians

Community colleges have been a lifeline for workers to update training and retool skills for new jobs during the recession.

After adding the equivalent of the entire NCSU student body in enrollment, NC’s 58 community colleges face deep funding cuts in the current proposed budget—in addition to stark reductions over the past two years. If we continue down this path, community college may cease to be an option for many North Carolinians.

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