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Residents of ‘fragile communities’ value higher education Gallup Despite increasing costs, 62 percent of Americans in communities with concentrated poverty and limited access to educational and economic opportunities say a college education is “very important.”…


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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…


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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…


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Commentary: Taking next step after prison for single mothers Daily Herald Community and technical colleges are perfect environments to help women transition to new careers, writes Jean Hernandez, president emeritus at Edmonds Community College in…


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Louisiana community, tech colleges to collaborate with Amazon to launch cloud computing programs WAFB Each of the 12 community and technical colleges in the state will implement Amazon Web Services Educate, a new effort to…


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Washington state moves toward free and reduced college tuition, with businesses footing the bill New York Times Washington State lawmakers have taken a major step toward offering free or reduced college tuition using funds from…


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Free community college would boost state’s budget Connecticut Mirror A proposal to provide free community college tuition in Connecticut to recent high school graduates would lead to a dramatic surge in enrollment and would thus…


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College in Houston offers $20 courses KHOU-11 Houston Community College is offering classes for only $20 as part of its Career4U program, which provides certificates in business, construction management, information technology, healthcare, transportation and adult…


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Black students face barriers to enrollment, graduation at community colleges, speakers say Fresno Bee Community colleges need to recognize the systemic factors that place African-American students at a disadvantage even before they set foot on…