Commentary: Yavapai College priorities shortchange the Verde Valley

Feb 27, 2014 Full story: Verde Independent

One hundred and three point eight million dollars is an extraordinary amount of money, and when you realize it will be spent in our county for postsecondary education, it is most exciting.

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Patricia J George

Phoenix, AZ

#1 Feb 28, 2014
We need job skills training here in the Verde Valley. We need classes pertaining to the tourist industry, including viticulture, culinary arts, hospitality, environmental sciences. We need satellite sites or online sites with tutors for basic adult education and skills. We should not be funding sports teams for the Prescott area at the detriment of educational opportunities for the Verde Valley.
The underemployed and unemployed, those without transportation need help here and a COMMUNITY college does not spend huge sums of money on dorms and sports teams in Prescott at our expense. We Need Community College Education Here!

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