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Flathead Valley Community College will reach out to local businesses to begin gathering input

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Valley Community College District to Open Corporate College

Maricopa County Community College District (Ariz.) announced it will open a corporate college to focus on customized technical training for local employers.

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Wrestlers Who Were Allegedly Videotaped at Muskegon CC (Mich.) Praised for Quick Response

Muskegon Community College officials praised the response from the school's wrestlers, who police say were secretly videotaped while showering.

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San Jose Community College Off Probation

San Jose City College and Evergreen Valley College both got a bump from their regional oversight board last week, with City College being taken off probation and Evergreen getting its "warning status" removed.

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State Community College Board Starts Search for New Director

The Illinois Community College Board has started searching for a new executive director. Illinois has 48 community colleges in 39 districts and has the nation's third largest community college system enrollment.

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LA Community College District Chancellor to Resign

The chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District announced Tuesday that he will resign his post, leaving behind a system grappling with poor graduation and transfer rates and daunting budget cuts.

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Advocates for State Universities, Community Colleges Complain Of Neglect

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan for a $2 billion long-term science and technology initiative at UConn has left some educators in the state university and community college system feeling slighted.

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Statistics on Students at Community Colleges

This document breaks down enrollment, gives a population projection, explains the characteristics of community colleges, provides a CEO salary survey and more.

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Community Colleges Are Critical in Training the Work Force We Need

Federal economists estimate that 2 million jobs go unfilled today as a result of training, skills, and education gaps. The same is true in Pennsylvania. In a report submitted last year by the Governor's Manufacturing Advisory Council, it was noted that the number of new workers entering manufacturing, coupled with the manufacturing sector's growth, has left a staggering gap of available skilled workers.

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High Schoolers Asked to Consider Community College

Four-year colleges are often seen as the natural next step for high school students, but business leaders and politicians want teens to consider another option: community college.

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