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Grand Rapids CC Weighs In After Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Two-Year Colleges To Offer Bachelor's Degrees

Community colleges could begin offering bachelor’s degrees in several areas under legislation approved Thursday by the Michigan Legislature.

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Why Grand Rapids Community College Is Considering Differential Tuition Rates For Some Students

Administrators at Grand Rapids Community College are pushing a proposal that would reduce tuition for some high school students dual enrolled at the college.

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UCA, UACCM Join Forces For Program

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton has partnered with the University of Central Arkansas to provide a more cost-effective option for UACCM students continuing on to UCA’s Early Childhood Education program, according to a news release Monday.

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New Political Reality About Pell Grants

Recent cuts to Pell eligibility and the looming threat of sequestration serve as reminders that no federal program is untouchable.

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University of Phoenix Partnering with Community Colleges

Facing declining enrollment and regulatory scrutiny, the University of Phoenix has targeted community college students as a safe and profitable investment. And some community college administrators, eager to offer their students more opportunities to earn a bachelor’s degree, are embracing the school’s overtures.

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Monroe Community College Gets Grant To Ramp Up Career, Technical Education (Opinion)

Career and technical education (CTE) is everywhere today. Even in a nation often divided along partisan lines, there is a consensus about the role of career and technical education in helping the nation increase its global competitiveness.

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Wyo. Community Colleges Generally Safe, Stats Show

Major violent crimes, such as the killing last week of a Casper College instructor in his classroom, are a rare occurrence on the campuses of Wyoming's seven community colleges, according to crime statistics.

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University Of Phoenix To Roll Out Partnerships With Community Colleges

For-profit university targets community college students. University of Phoenix says new relationships will restore profits, reputation

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Comm. College Natl. Legislative Summit: Feb. 11-14, 2013

Each year, over 1,000 community college trustees, presidents, students and other advocates who converged in the nation's capital to make the case for community colleges.

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Community Colleges Put Baby Boomers Back in School

In August, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) announced that eleven colleges had been chosen to join a national program that would train 10,000 baby boomers over the next three years for new jobs in health care, education, and social service.

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