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The $78B reason why community colleges need America’s attentionCenter for American Progress (blog)Despite playing a vital role in educating the nation’s workforce, community colleges are inadequately funded. In 2016, they received two-fifths of what four-year…



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Northern Essex Community College (NECC) was the first public two-year college in Massachusetts this summer to adopt Handshake, a career network that comprises 500,000 employers, including all of the Fortune 500 companies. The college recently…



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Community colleges boost internet capability through networkAssociated PressMississippi’s 15 community colleges are upgrading to a fiber-based broadband network that officials say will allow faster internet speeds and more collaboration with other institutions of higher learning…


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New CEOs Joel Hagood will serve as president of Bevill State Community College (Alabama), as of January 1. He is currently superintendent of Walker County Schools in Alabama. Previously, Hagood was principal at Oakman High…


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Why Biden’s ed agenda prioritizes community collegesUniversity Business“Lower-enrollment and lower allocations from state budgets are going to impact the bottom line at a time when colleges need to increase services to students,” says Martha Parham…