How can community colleges get more students to graduate?
Detroit Free Press
Lansing Community College has a lofty goal — 100 percent completion. It is one of two schools in Michigan, along with Jackson College, to be part of the American Association of Community Colleges’ Pathways Project.

Tech colleges model pathways for creating performance metrics
Daily Cardinal
Three years ago, the Wisconsin Technical College System implemented a system of performance-based metrics in all of their 16 districts.

Dawson Community College pushes back on budget cuts, suggestion to defund campus
The Missoulian
More than a dozen Dawson Community College leaders, students and alumni took turns behind the lectern last week, trying to convince members of the Montana House Appropriations Committee not to close their 75-year-old campus.

College system innovative
American Press
Members of the board of supervisors of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System have been engaged in some creative thinking.

Commentary: Community colleges continue to shine
An increasing number of students attend community colleges as a stepping stone to prestigious four-year colleges and universities, or as a cost-effective fast track toward careers that address workforce needs and meet industry standards, writes Chris Reber, president of Community College of Beaver County in Pennsylvania.

Community college system considering unifying IT, business program
Opelika Auburn News
The Alabama Community College System is considering a strategy to merge its business and information technology systems for all community colleges across the state.

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