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Line between remedial, mainstream classes blurs as Colorado colleges reconsider paths to student success
Denver Post
A new law getting rid of remedial college courses in Colorado won’t take effect until 2022, but schools already are shifting away from a traditional sequence of lower-level classes that students have to pass before they can start earning credits.

Commentary: Cabrillo College’s curb appeal and funding problem
Santa Cruz Sentinel
The state of California has become a deadbeat when it comes to resolving infrastructure maintenance problems at community colleges, writes Matt Wetstein, superintendent/president of Cabrillo College.

Kirkwood Community College celebrates milestone in summer internships
KCRG-TV9
Over the summer, the Iowa college had more than 260 high school-level students and below in academic internships. It was through the college’s Workplace Learning Connection program.

Kalamazoo Valley Community College students soar through financial aid assistance
WWMT News Channel 3 (with video)
The college’s director of financial aid advises applicants to understand the different kinds of financial aid available, and that it does not always mean free money.

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