Texas college’s Pathways program to help students focus on graduation, career options
Waco Tribune-Herald
The program was born out of American Association of Community Colleges research indicating students sometimes take unnatural routes to degrees or certificates by taking too many courses or earning credits irrelevant to their degree plans.

More Texas community colleges could offer bachelor’s degrees
Newly introduced legislation would authorize community colleges that meet certain benchmarks to offer bachelor’s degree programs in applied technology, applied science and nursing.

Illinois Senate panel kills bill to allow nursing degrees at community colleges
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Legislation that would have allowed up to 11 Illinois community colleges to offer four-year degrees in nursing collapsed in a Senate committee this week, amid charges that public universities had been dishonest in their testimony about the bill.

Big shift for California community colleges: Remedial classes fail students
Mercury News
For the last two years, a group of community colleges in California have been revamping their approach to remedial math and English courses, and students like Paulo Romero are starting to feel something his friends at other schools are not: hope.

Community college overwhelmingly passes, bonds and other requests see mixed results
Idaho State Journal
Eastern Idaho will get a community college thanks to voters in Bonneville County.

New Mexico college to close a campus
Dona Ana Community College President Renay Scott said in a statement that the recession and resulting market declines have negatively impacted overall enrollment and use of the learning center in Hatch.

Minnesota State colleges want $1 for mansion valued at negative $3M
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Minnesota State trustees have agreed to offer for sale a Minneapolis mansion that Minneapolis Community and Technical College no longer uses.

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