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ADD on the rise among students: Of the community college students reporting that they have a disability, more than a quarter of them say they have attention deficit disorders. (Read the PDF.) Daily StaffCCDaily is…


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A second chance through Pell: Last fall, a federal pilot program provided nearly 5,000 incarcerated individuals with Pell grants so that they could enroll in postsecondary education prior to their release from prison. (Read the…


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The No. 1 choice for certificates: Well over half of students who earned a certificate in the 2016-17 academic year received their credential from a public community college. (Read the PDF.) Daily StaffCCDaily is published…


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The STEM advantage: In general, STEM occupations that require either baccalaureate or sub-baccalaureate credentials tend to pay, on average, 29 percent more than other disciplines. (Read the PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts – Website


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Women in the STEM workforce: Women have made strides in the STEM workforce in fields such as life and physical sciences, but they remain significantly underrepresented in engineering and computer science jobs. (Read the PDF.)…


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Staff still largely white: Nearly 75 percent of community college faculty, 73 percent of management and 63 percent of student services professionals are white. (Read the PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts – Website


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Workforce credentials: Nearly 60 percent of adult workers have some postsecondary credential. Among credentialed workers with no degree, 43 percent have postsecondary credential. (Read full PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts – Website



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Completion and persistence: Median completion and persistence rates for public two-year colleges participating in AACC’s Voluntary Framework of Accountability is 55 percent after six years and 59 percent for students who started full-time. (Read full…


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Millennials and diversity: About 30 percent of millennials ages 25 to 34 achieved a college education by 2015, which is a higher level than any other generation. However, Hispanic and black millennials have lower levels…