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by Headlines Network

North Carolina’s community college system originated in 1950 when the state superintendent of public instruction commissioned a study to determine if there was a need for such institutions. With the state economic focus shifting from agricultural to industrial after World War II, workers needed training beyond high school.

Seven years after the study’s commission, the legislature adopted the Community College Act and provided funding for community colleges.

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