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Community colleges asking for more money in this year’s state budget ABC27 (with video) Pennsylvania Gov.Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal calls for an appropriation of just over $230 million for the state’s community colleges. It’s…


Be more like Switzerland

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday reiterated her praise for how Switzerland uses apprenticeships to help prepare its workforce for myriad jobs, from welders and carpenters to CEOs. Matthew Dembickiis editor of Community College…


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Grand Rapids Community College growing middle college partnerships MLive.com A two-year-old program between the Michigan college and a local high school requires students to take a fifth year of high school to earn both an…


DataPoints

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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At Middlesex Community College, extra help for Asian students New York Times After her first-ever class at Middlesex Community College (Massachusetts) last fall, Socheata Mam sank into a couch with her backpack in the main…




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There’s a growing need for child-care centers on college campuses Marketwatch At Kingsborough Community College’s campus child-care center in New York City, the staff views part of their role as providing support and services to…


Funding roundup

Northwest Florida State College’s “Step Up to the Plate” campaign recently received two major donations. The campaign is raising money for a new indoor practice facility for the college’s sports teams. Dr. Jerry “Doc” Hollingsworth…


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Higher ed needs more speed boats, fewer battleships Bloomberg A Q&A with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, who’s reinventing his state’s system of higher education. Letter to the editor: Don’t scrap the liberal arts majors New…