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Tech giants partner with community college for job programs WTOL11 Apple, IBM and Microsoft are partnering with a Cleveland-area community college to create better training for information technology jobs. North Carolina college makes strides in…


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Broad coalition of support grows for California’s online community college idea California Economy Reporting A diverse coalition is building for Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to create a statewide online community college designed to serve workers…


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Opportunity scholarships expanded to include technical and community colleges Seattle Times A seven-year-old Washington state scholarship program that has helped more than 2,000 students earn a bachelor’s degree will soon offer the same type of…


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Community colleges rally for more funding Mississippi News Now (with video) Educating over 75,000 students a year, community colleges in Mississippi are banding together asking lawmakers for more support and funding. Who doesn’t like free…


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UC President Napolitano calls for guaranteed admission of all qualified community college students Los Angeles Times University of California President Janet Napolitano said this week that the public university system should open its doors more…


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Giving state’s vo-techs the space — and seats — to accommodate more students NJ Spotlight Under legislation that was approved by a key New Jersey Senate committee last week, the state would issue $500 million…


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Washington governor signs bills banning universities from requesting criminal histories and requiring more financial aid information Spokesman-Review Public college applications in Washington state will no longer ask if a potential student has a criminal record….


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Community colleges expand pathway to law schools TheReporter.Com The Community Colleges Pathway to Law School initiative in California launched in 2014 with a goal of boosting opportunities and advancement in the legal profession for diverse…


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There’s still decent work to be found locally even without a four-year degree News Tribune Soft skills are taking front and center in curriculum development, according to Mary Jane Oberhofer, program chair for business and…


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How MCTC is trying to help undecided students find, and stick to, a career path MinnPost One way that Minneapolis Community and Technical College has helped students decide majors is straightforward: increasing the number of…