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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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On Campus: Unclaimed Funds To Stay With MATC In Lawsuit Settlement

About $4,500 of unclaimed funds in a lawsuit against Madison Area Technical College will stay with the college instead of going toward a national association of university professors, a Dane County judge ruled last week.

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Gov. Scott Challenges Community Colleges To Offer $10,000 Degrees

The initiative won initial support from at least one school — St. Petersburg College — and also praise from several state education leaders.

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Presidents Academy Summer Institute: July 20-23, 2013

The Presidents Academy is an annual professional development program for CEOs and presidents of AACC member community colleges.

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