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Reinventing community college to reach millions of workers — online NPR California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley discusses the system’s plan to create a new, online community college for people in the workforce who’ve…


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Colorado community colleges one signature away from offering four-year nursing degrees Durango Herald House Bill 1086 would grant community colleges authority to offer the bachelor’s degree in addition to the two-year associate degree they already…


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Are community colleges the key to improving early-childhood education? Education Week (blog) A new report from Bellwether Education Partners, a national nonprofit that focuses on changing education for underserved students, lays out some of the…


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Labor group announces second partnership with Virginia community colleges Virginia Business Magazine LIUNA, the Laborers’ International Union of North America, said this week that it has entered into a second agreement with the Virginia Community…


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Community colleges combat hunger through campus food pantries Chicago Daily Herald Students passing out in class from hunger or filling up on free candy at the financial adviser’s office are just some examples that drove…


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Doing weld: How Twin Cities community and technical colleges are trying to get more women into the trades MinnPost.com Women make up just 30 percent of manufacturing employees, 9 percent of construction workers and only…


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Iowa business, community colleges partner to offer work-based learning The Gazette The state’s 15 community colleges and Iowa Association of Business and Industry member companies will collaborate to increase the number of work-related learning opportunities…


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A new focus on college campuses: Ending housing insecurity U.S. News & World Report Tacoma Community College in Washington has a program in conjunction with the Tacoma Housing Authority to provide rental assistance to homeless…


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Oregon’s high employment rate may be causing rising community college costs Statesman Journal Oregon community college officials believe the state’s high employment rate is causing a negative effect on enrollment. As a result, they are…


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Baldwin proposes legislation to make tuition free at two-year colleges Appleton Post Crescent U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin on Friday reintroduced a proposal to guarantee tuition-free attendance for two years at community and technical colleges —…