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GRCC Medical School Partnership Aims To Change How Students Think About Community College

Grand Rapids Community College might not be the first place students looking to become a doctor choose to start their college career.

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Indiana's Two-Year School Retention Rates Ranked Low

Indiana spends more than most states for each bachelor’s degree awarded to students at state colleges and universities, according to a new report.

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STI Program Expanding Reach Of Drake State's Appeal To Students

Shattering those stereotypes of learning a "trade" simply to earn a living that has dogged tech programs is a critical aspect of Drake State's approach.

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Long Beach City College Tries An Alternative To Placement Tests

The two-year college is making some placement decisions based on new students' high school grades instead of their scores on a standardized exam.

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With Enrollment Falling, Grand Rapids Community College Institutes Hiring Freeze

Facing a steep decline in enrollment for fall semester, Grand Rapids Community College has instituted a hiring freeze for all positions across the college, President Steven Ender announced Monday.

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President’s Severance From Roxbury College Bars Criticism

In the waning hours of his presidency Monday, outgoing Roxbury Community College president Terrence Gomes signed a sweeping resignation agreement that prohibits him, the college’s board, and their successors from speaking negatively about “each other, their officers, agents, or attorneys, in any manner whatsoever.’’

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National Report Praises Oklahoma's Four-Year Colleges For Efficiency But Says Two-Year Schools Lag

Oklahoma's four-year colleges and universities get high marks for efficiency and cost-effectiveness in a U.S. Chamber of Commerce report released this week. But two-year colleges in the state didn't fare as well in the report, lagging behind similar institutions in nearby states.

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East Los Angeles College Summer School Turns Away Many Students

First day of school at the only L.A. Community College campus offering a full menu of summer courses left many students stranded as classes quickly filled up.

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States Form Coalition To Boost Career Training

More than a year after the release of a Harvard University report encouraging the development of more pathways to careers for young adults, a coalition of six states has begun taking steps toward offering viable alternatives for students beyond attending a four-year college.

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Ohio Universities Won’t Offer Remedial Classes

State poised to quit funding program used by 42% of freshmen.

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