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Commentary: Federal experiment won’t fix Work-Study Inside Higher Ed Two-year colleges receive only a fraction of what more privileged institutions receive in Federal Work-Study. Inmate-scholars do so well on Pell grants that the U.S. may…



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Some community colleges eye building dorms as housing solution Gazette Newspapers California’s affordable housing crisis has some community colleges looking to build dormitories. Apartment building now houses homeless students in Washington KOMO News Tacoma Community…


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Homeless in college: Students sleep in cars, on couches when they have nowhere else to go USA Today Kyshawna Johnson, 23, has experienced homelessness while pursuing a degree from California’s Citrus College, but she has…


Funding roundup

Massachusetts’ Holyoke Community College (HCC) is the beneficiary of a $1 million legacy gift. Former HCC instructor Elaine Marieb included the gift as part of her estate plan, money earmarked for HCC programs that support…



There’s more than one way to Go Pro

Recently, the NFL conducted its annual draft. If you’ve ever watched it, you know there’s much fanfare and excitement surrounding the announcement of who’s chosen for which team. The room goes quiet and all eyes…


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Community colleges draw from abroad New York Times Tens of thousands of international students still coming here are not going to research universities or elite institutions, but to community colleges. Conservative organization tests Iowa’s new…