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Drop algebra requirement for non-STEM majors, California community colleges chief says
Los Angeles Times
The chancellor of the California Community Colleges system says intermediate algebra should no longer be required to earn an associate degree — unless students are in the fields of science, technology, engineering or math.

Community college in Paris
The New Yorker
This month, the French Embassy, in partnership with the country’s top 50 engineering schools, launched a program called Community College Abroad in France.

Commentary: Community colleges and partners can overcome math barrier and diversify tech workforce
Mercury News
As Silicon Valley seeks to grow and diversify its tech workforce, one obvious solution is overlooked: The 15 community colleges in our region.

Commentary: Why we need to know more, not less, about what students get from college
Hechinger Report
The absence of data on student learning and the relative paucity of good data on student earnings highlight the limits of federal data systems.

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