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Young business owner finds balance while earning two diplomas concurrently

Kenzie Bouillion, owner of “Sweets by Keke” in New Hampton, has been operating the thriving business all while completing her high school diploma and an Associate of Applied Science-Business Specialist degree from Northeast Iowa Community College.

Grant Partner: Hawkeye Community College Child Development Center

"At Hawkeye Community College Child Development Center, we are focused on the whole child and their family, providing quality education to those we serve in a safe and nurturing environment. Our goal is to allow all our children and families to feel welcome and comfortable to learn and succeed."

State approaches to student mental health

A policy brief from the Education Commission of the States, showing data and trends of how states are handling the mental health of students.

Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program applications due June 1

The White House will allow undocumented college students access to emergency pandemic aid

The Biden administration plans to issue a regulation allowing undocumented students access to some of the $36 billion in emergency stimulus aid going to colleges.

Indian Hills Named Reserve Officer Training Program

Indian Hills Community College has been named an Iowa Post Reserve Program training site to train reserve law enforcement officers in the Indian Hills 10-county region as well as throughout southern Iowa.

Is free college a good idea? Increasingly, evidence says yes

"It is not often that an idea comes around that addresses a widely acknowledged problem and has both research support and a fair degree of bipartisan political support. The stars seem aligned to make some form of national free college a reality."

Department of Education Launches Outreach Campaign to Millions of K-12 Students and Federal Pell Grant Recipients Now Eligible for Monthly Discounts on Broadband Internet Service

Community College Priorities for American Jobs and Families Plans Legislation

Top priorities include Tuition-Free Community College, Community College Workforce Development Program, Community College Infrastructure, Pell Grant Eligibility for High-Quality Short-Term Programs, Doubling the Pell Grant Maximum Award, and Broadband Access and Affordability.

IVCCD directors approve training agreements, construction plans

Agreements include SIG Manufacturing, Natural Products, Ritchie Industries, Cargill, and Cessford Construction.

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