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State’s community colleges look to thwart declining enrollmentGreater Baton Rouge Business ReportDeclining community college enrollment could be a worrisome trend for the Louisiana capital region’s workforce, though a system official says enrollment recently has been…


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Community colleges continue major enrollment declineWashington PostEducators are hoping the numbers will pick up in coming months as students seek short-term career training or courses that could help them transfer to universities, says Walter Bumphus,…


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Fake students enrolled in community colleges. One bot-sleuthing professor fights backLos Angeles TimesSince learning several months ago that an unknown number of fraudulent students registered in classes throughout California’s community college system, Kim Rich, a…


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The pandemic accelerates a decline in campus-based child careChronicle of Higher EducationIn 2004, roughly 60% of public colleges had campus child care centers. By 2019, only 45% did. The steepest losses have occurred at community…


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A handful of colleges are finally providing training in a way consumers want it: fastHechinger ReportRapid reskilling seeks to speed up the frustratingly slow pace of switching careers. Commentary: We cannot let our schools remain…


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There aren’t enough skilled workers for Biden’s big infrastructure planCNN BusinessPresident Joe Biden’s big infrastructure plan, which was passed last month, promises to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs, many of which won’t require…


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Biden administration’s higher education rulemaking agenda moves aheadPoliticoThe U.S. Education Department’s negotiated-rulemaking committee on Friday wrapped up its work after months of debate over the Biden administration’s proposals. The panel reached an agreement on four…


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A surprising reason keeping students from finishing college: A lack of transportationHechinger ReportAt a time when colleges are increasingly focused on how to get and keep students enrolled and on a path to a degree,…


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In Wisconsin, a Republican bill would punish universities, technical colleges for free speech violationsWisconsin Public RadioCampuses could lose state scholarship funds for students, face lawsuits and be forced to notify prospective students of violation for…


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Vaccine mandate on hold: Maricopa Community Colleges lifts deadline for 12,000 employees after court rulingArizona RepublicIn Arizona, Maricopa Community Colleges is pausing its requirement that employees get vaccinated against Covid after a federal judge temporarily…