Are community colleges the key to improving early-childhood education?
Education Week (blog)
A new report from Bellwether Education Partners, a national nonprofit that focuses on changing education for underserved students, lays out some of the challenges for early-childhood education students at the community-college level.

Commentary: How community colleges are looking to the future
New Hampshire Business Review
Planning requires a frank assessment of demographic and economic projections, write Ross Gittell, chancellor of the Community College System of New Hampshire, and Jeremy Hitchcock, a trustee and chair of the board’s committee on student and academic affairs and workforce development.

WSU, WATC merger allows students to get a GED to a PhD under one program
Wichita Eagle
As part of an affiliation with Wichita State University (WSU) that is set to take effect July 1, Wichita Area Technical College will become the WSU Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology.

Commentary: Where have all the journalism students gone?
Journalism Association of Community Colleges
Is “journalism” dying as an academic subject and/or major? With so much negativity about the media in general, some faculty who are teaching students to be reporters, editors and producers may feel they are beating a dead horse.

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