Commentary: Community colleges should not be on the sidelines
Community colleges are in the same breath lauded as more affordable yet less prestigious than their four-year counterparts. This is not only a misconception; it can be harmful to students.

The Detroit Promise problem: Only a fifth of students attending community college for free graduate
Detroit Metro Times
While the percentages are in line with the national average for low-income, first-generation students, Detroit Promise coordinators are hoping to do better and this academic year have added a coaching component aimed to keep kids enrolled.

Tennessee regents OK 4 executives to help lead Unified Community and Technical College System
The Chattanoogan
The reorganization plan replaces two separate departments – the Office of Community Colleges and the Office of Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology – with a new Office of Student Success.

Community college program key in city of Santa Fe’s pre-K plans
Santa Fe New Mexican
In the final days of campaigning for Tuesday’s special election on a sugary-beverage tax to fund preschool programs, city officials and administrators at Santa Fe Community College have been working behind the scenes on a plan to oversee the initiative.

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