Biden: Give college credit for apprenticeships

 Giving college credit for apprenticeships will boost graduation rates and develop skilled workers, said Vice President Joe Biden at the American Association of Community Colleges’ annual convention.

Biden: Here’s how to graduate more

States must set ambitious college-completion goals to help make the U.S. first in the world in college graduates by 2020, said Vice President Joe Biden at the Building a Grad Nation summit in Washington. Biden announced a 23-page “College Completion Tool Kit” with recommended strategies.

Also on Community College SpotlightJob training is the focus of today’s regional community college summit at Indiana’s Ivy Tech, a leader in college-industry partnerships.