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Commentary: Federal experiment won’t fix Work-Study
Inside Higher Ed
Two-year colleges receive only a fraction of what more privileged institutions receive in Federal Work-Study.

Inmate-scholars do so well on Pell grants that the U.S. may add more
Bloomberg Government
At Jackson College in Michigan, one group is doing exceptionally well compared with their peers: the students in prison.

Iowa community colleges working to address the electrician shortage
KCRG (with video)
Kirkwood Community College is also working to recruit more women. Right now, women only make up about 20 percent of the people in their technical programs. They want to get it to about 50 percent.

MoCo’s Most Famous: Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard
myMCmedia.com
DeRionne Pollard discusses what the goals of higher education should be, why community colleges matter and who her go-to musical artist is after a tough day at the office.

High school seniors immerse themselves in college life with a new program at SLCC
KLFY
The College Immersion program at South Louisiana Community College kicked off this week to help students in the federal GEAR UP program become better prepared for life after graduation — and at no cost to the student.

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