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California community colleges hope new bill helping wave student debt will turn enrollment declinesSacramento News & ReviewThe Community College Student Access, Retention and Debt Cancellation Program allows community colleges to use funds to provide financial…


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‘I’m still motivated to keep going’: Fraudulent for-profit colleges force students to start overSpectrum News 1La’Teesah Love-Minor is among the many students defrauded by the defunct for-profit Corinthian Colleges. She’s now 31 years old and…


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Obituary John E. Ravekes, former president of Dundalk and Essex community colleges in Maryland, passed away on November 9 at age 84. When Ravekes was named in 1970 as the founding president of Dundalk Community…


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How did Colorado community colleges double their graduation rate? By better meeting student needsColorado ChalkbeatColorado’s community colleges more than doubled their graduation rates from 2015 to 2020 by focusing on student support in and out…


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Commentary: New NSF funding to bolster community college, HBCU capacity for the innovation economyForbesThe National Science Foundation has launched a new $20 million workforce program called Enabling Partnerships to Increase Innovation Capacity (EPIIC) that will…


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Local community colleges adjust EMT courses to facilitate easier access for studentsTelegraph HeraldIn Iowa, community colleges are utilizing a combination of online coursework and localized training sessions to reach interested students for their emergency medical…


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Big tech, community colleges partnering in educationVoice of AmericaNeethi Anand Gangidi came from India to the U.S. to study chemical engineering. But when the Covid pandemic created difficulties for her doctoral studies, she changed direction…


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Enrollment at Wisconsin technical colleges grows by more than 10%Wisconsin Public RadioAll of the state’s 16 technical colleges saw enrollment gains during the 2021-22 school year. Community college students can be especially squeezed by inflation….


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Some New Hampshire students who receive SNAP benefits can take free college courses for high-demand industriesWMURA pilot program starting next month will help some college students learn for free. It’s an expansion of the partnership…


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Kansas community colleges reaching a crossroadsKLC JournalKansas’ system for funding community colleges is hopelessly outdated. the state hasn’t paid its share for years. Community college students feel impact of inflation, look for ways to saveKHSBJohnson…