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Iowa Expands Support for CDL Training with New Infrastructure Grants for Community Colleges

Governor Kim Reynolds announced a new funding opportunity targeted to support CDL programs at Iowa Community Colleges. The Iowa CDL Infrastructure Grant will provide $5 million in grants to support the infrastructure of programs that train individuals working to receive their commercial driver's license (CDL). Learn more.

Community College Trains Iowa Wind Energy Workers

Iowa Lakes Community College helps prepare students for a niche job market, which Iowa largely depends on for electricity. Many of the students then remain in the workforce upon graduation due to the vast need for green energy workers. Learn more. 

ED Guidance Following SCOTUS Affirmative Action Ruling

SCOTUS drastically changed the higher Ed sector earlier this summer when it struck down the use of race in college admissions. As a result, colleges were left with questions on how this ruling may impact diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts on campuses across the nation. This week, ED released a Dear Colleague Letter and a Questions and Answers resource. 

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