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When McHenry County College (MCC) student Emily Rainer enrolled in MCC’s mobile design development program, her new knowledge and high-level skills enabled her to start working in her career even before she graduates this week….


What makes AU! work

In fall 2018, West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) and Murray State University (MSU) launched a unique partnership leveraging the two institutions’ skill sets and resources in western Kentucky. Tyra F. Hendersonis an associate…


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Many college students struggle to pass remedial math. Do they need to? PBS NewsHour Some California colleges and high schools are rethinking their approach to teaching math — with encouraging results. Commentary: All too rare:…




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Trump targets Pell Grant money for NASA’s budget boost Associated Press Under a budget amendment sent to Congress this week, the administration would use an additional $1.9 billion in surplus Pell Grant money to fund…


DataPoints

Outcomes for Asian students: Asian students who started at public two-year institutions have higher persistence and completion rates than any other race-ethnicity group. (Read the PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts – Website


Newsmakers

Kudos Loretta Adrian, president of Coastline College in California, was recently honored with the Outstanding President Award from the California Community College Council for Staff and Organizational Development. The award is presented to a president/chancellor in…



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Commentary: A long road, well chronicled Harvard Gazette From community college to Pulitzer finalist and Nieman Fellow, Denise-Marie Ordway compares and contrasts different forms of higher education. MSTC expands ag education focus Leader-Telegram Faced with…