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A fun and winding path to becoming a community college teacher
Iowa State University blog
Savanna Judson will graduate this spring semester with a master’s degree in agricultural education. She has taken a bit of a winding pathway to becoming a community college instructor, but she has enjoyed the journey.

Commentary: Use our community colleges to incorporate immigrants
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The nation’s nearly 1,200 community colleges are uniquely well-suited to play a vital role in this effort, by serving as a foundation for two proven strategies that accelerate inclusion: newcomer schools for youth and expanded citizenship classes for adults.

Commentary: Thinking about alternative credentials
eLiterate
One of the problems we currently face when discussing alternative credentials is that there are (at least) four distinct ideas of what we mean by the term which are poorly differentiated in our discussion.

Commentary: It makes more sense to funnel money into community colleges and less into student loans
Turlock Journal

Community colleges by their very nature have to be more attuned to costs. That isn’t the case the higher you go up the education ladder.

Commentary: What never-enrolled adults say could transform their intentions into actions
Evolllution
Money is a key driver for adults’ decision to not enroll in a specific program, whether they applied or not.

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