State news roundup for July 20, 2013

This week we talk about Massachusetts higher education members testifying in support of increased numbers of full-time faculty, school grading in Florida, community outreach work in New York and feature an anti-ALEC rally in Illinois.


Wanted: Bipartisan support of job training for American workers

On Wednesday, GOP members of the House Education and Workforce Committee chose to forward a bill that imperils programs for the nation’s most vulnerable citizens, and silences the voice of the people who know best how to deliver job training—the faculty and staff of community colleges.