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Community College Enrollment Down

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa authorities say community college enrollment this fall is down for the third straight year, dropping 3.5 percent from last year.
   The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/1etnxjv) that enrollment at Iowa's 15 community colleges peaked in 2010 at more than 106,000 students. This fall's enrollment estimate is a little over 97,000 students.
   College officials say that during the recession, Iowans ages 25 to 49 flocked to community colleges to learn new skills. Now more and more Iowans are finding work and not going back to school.
   An annual community college enrollment report from the Iowa Department of Education says enrollment projections for fall 2014 range from nearly 90,000 to more than 98,000.

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