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2-Year Colleges Await 4-Year Plan

Unclear if Snyder will OK bill to offer some bachelor's degrees

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After 42 Years, Last Original Howard Community College Professor Retires

Watching from his office, Vladimir Marinich would see everything from deer to cows wander onto the campus of Howard Community College.

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Two-Year College System To Pay Interim Chancellor More Than $50,000 For Services (Updated)

Alabama's two-year college system will consider adopting a formal policy for compensating interim chancellors in the wake of a decision today to pay its latest interim $50,796 for six months of services.

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K-12 Educators Explain Why They Support Differential Tuition Rate At Grand Rapids Community College

A proposal by Grand Rapids Community College to develop a differential tuition rate for some dual enrolled students was embraced by at least three K-12 administrators last week who say the plan promotes college readiness.

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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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