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Tri-C students in beginning algebra course are helping researchers study math test anxiety
Plain Dealer
A massive research project involving math students from the Western campus of Cuyahoga Community College in Ohio seeks to help improve math test performance.

Changing colleges in the U.S. is complex, costly
Voice of America
Not all schools within the University of California system accept all credits earned at community colleges. As a result, community college students generally spend more to get their four-year degrees than students who begin at four-year colleges.

Technical colleges turn to dorms, sports and mascots to engage, retain students
Green Bay Press-Gazette
The push for more on-campus experiences and accommodations comes as technical colleges are seeing higher enrollments of younger students.

Harper, ECC commit funds to Hanover Park education center
Chicago Daily Herald
Once facing possible closure, a Hanover Park community education center operated jointly by two Illinois community colleges has received a lifeline that will allow it to stay in operation for another three years.

Delgado and Entergy introduce worker training program, and other news of higher education
The Advocate
Delgado Community College and Entergy New Orleans have introduced the Louisiana Certified Line Worker Training Program.

Here’s how educators are preparing the workforce in South Carolina
Charleston Post Courier
With all the industry coming to the state, educators are doing what they can to make sure a prepared work force will be available.

Tennessee community college to close 1 campus, sell another
Associated Press
Northeast State Community College will reportedly close one satellite campus and sell off another as part of an ongoing budget realignment.

Voters’ eyes on Higher Education Centers success, setbacks
Santa Fe New Mexican
Rather than push New Mexico’s public universities to open branch campuses in the city, Santa Fe Community College worked to open the Higher Education Center to provide a space for various schools to offer courses locally.

Editorial: State must adjust community college funding
Springfield News-Leader
Missouri set a funding formula for community colleges in 1993, with the expectation of adjusting the totals every five years. The state adjusted those rates in 1998, as expected, but that’s the last time it happened.

Wake Tech works to improve success gap between seated, online classes
WRAL.com
Wake Technical Community College looked at some of its most popular classes in 2015 and noticed students were not doing as well in the online classes as they were in the traditional “seated” classes.

Commentary: Free community college will pay dividends
Asbury Park Press
Community colleges have come to play a major role in higher education by providing the residents of New Jersey with the degrees, certificates and credentials that they need to succeed in the workforce.

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