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Debate on unit record data system pivots

Community college officials are all too familiar with the inadequacies of the federal government’s data gathering and reporting processes. Indeed, almost all higher education stakeholders decry the current state of national data collection on institutional…







Education vital to wage growth

The economy is thriving and the unemployment rate is the lowest in 18 years, yet increases in wages have been anemic. Jolanta Juszkiewiczis director of policy analysis at the American Association of Community Colleges.More Posts



House may soon vote on Dream Act

Ever since the Senate failed to pass any of three alternative bills in February that would have established a path to citizenship for approximately 1.8 million “Dreamers” – undocumented individuals who were brought to this…