Trying to get ahead while behind bars
Seattle Times
Last year, a five-year-old education-for-inmates program — which is offered only at the Washington Corrections Center for Women — had four graduates. This year, it was 19. Next year, as many as 30 of the program’s 80 enrolled students are on track to complete a degree.

Larch inmates take advantage of educational offerings
The Reflector
Doug Helmer, director of education for Clark College at Larch Corrections Center in Washington state, said there’s no better way for inmates to prepare for reentering the workforce.

Macomb College President Jim Jacobs: From campus lefty to education leader
Deadline Detroit
The outsider turned insider learned to work with key members of the business community, through compromise and collaboration, as the Michigan college emerged as a leading force in boosting the Macomb County economy.

Wallace celebrates extremely successful year
Dothan Eagle
One of the highlights for Alabama’s Wallace Community College this past academic year was receiving a 2017 Award of Excellence from the American Association of Community Colleges.

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