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Will coronavirus problems mean even more ‘summer melt’ this year?Hechinger ReportCommunity colleges are trying to make it easier for students, and their parents, to stay motivated during summer months. The president of Northern Virginia Community…


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Commentary: COVID-19 and the uncertain future of public higher edGoverning.comThe pandemic is challenging colleges’ enrollments and finances as never before. Some may not survive, and those that do will have to consider major changes in…


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State board votes to freeze tuition for Virginia’s community collegesWHSVThe decision means tuition will remain at the current rate of $154 per credit hour, which the board says is around one-third of the comparable cost…


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With higher ed in limbo, students are switching to community collegesHechinger ReportCommunity colleges are a better option for students than taking a semester or a year off from school, said Martha Parham, spokesperson for the…


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Why did the CARES Act give more money to hair schools than to a community college?NBC NewsThe reason for the disparity is the formula Congress came up with to spend the money. California community college…


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Maricopa Community Colleges unveils plan to reopen slowly. Here’s how it will workAZCentral.comOfficials at the Arizona college district have set a target date of June 15 to hold select career and technical education classes in…


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Major Supreme Court opinions set to be released: DACA, Trump’s taxes, gay rights, abortionNBC NewsDue to the coronavirus, the potentially landmark rulings will be posted online, not distributed at the court, which is closed. Eastern…


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How Betsy DeVos’s handling of relief funds hurt some of the country’s neediest schools, studentsWashington PostThe U.S. Education Department is disseminating money in the $1 billion pot of funding “very broadly so the impact is…


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How community colleges solve remote learning challengesEdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher EducationIn addition to technology inequities, students may also be balancing coursework with jobs and caregiving responsibilities — an ordeal complicated further by social distancing…


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As universities tighten budgets during the coronavirus, what will happen to diversity initiatives?Diverse Issues in Higher EducationThe pandemic will set back diversity efforts – but the real question is how much, says Walter Bumphus, president…