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Feds to end dual-enrollment experiment, disappointing participating collegesWashington PostThe U.S. Education Department is gathering data from a recent experiment that lets high school students enrolled in college courses pay for them using federal grants, but…


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Fake student bot accounts at California colleges tied to suspected Covid-19 relief scamLos Angeles TimesThe 116-campus state community college system is beefing up internal reporting and security measures after finding that 20% of recent traffic…


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Commentary: $3B Department of Commerce initiative has big workforce implicationsNew AmericaThe Investing in America’s Communities funding opportunities emphasize worker equity and job quality in regional economic development projects. U.S. education secretary touts free community college…


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Pulling out all the stopsInside Higher EdInforming students of ways they can take advantage of Covid relief funds has been a major part of community colleges’ recruitment efforts, says Martha Parham, senior vice president of…


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Commentary: Local community colleges are essential for global needsLos Angeles TimesWhile Yale faced lawsuits for charging full tuition for online Zoom classes, Coastline Community College was operating as it always has and could accommodate extra…


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New Jersey community college says most classes will be remote for 7 weeksNJ.comCounty College of Morris is switching to primarily virtual learning for the first seven weeks of the fall semester. Connecticut community colleges to…


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Community colleges will start preparing future teachers this year. The science of reading figures prominently in the plansEdNCFifty-two of North Carolina’s 58 community colleges will offer two degrees for future teachers — an associate in…


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Hundreds of Afghans arrive at Northern Virginia Community College, greeted by outpouring of supportWashington PostFleeing Afghanistan after the country fell to the Taliban, several hundred Afghans touched down at Dulles International Airport on Friday and…


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Nurses and nursing students get new education option with SUNY partnershipMid Hudson NewsWith the new partnership, interested SUNY Orange nursing graduates will automatically be enrolled in SUNY Empire State College’s BSN program and SUNY Empire…


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Community colleges and community hopeThe EdUp Experience (podcast)Despite the challenges brought up by the pandemic, community colleges have remained focused on reaching students who desperately need what the colleges have to offer, says AACC President…