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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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Gates Grant Helps Math-Rusty Community-College Students

The Seattle Community College District has started prepping students for math placement tests, and finding that most students don't need as much math remediation as standardized placement tests suggest.

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Bishop State Student Uses Xbox Kinect Device In Invention Of Voice Interface Controlled Robot (Video)

Bishop State Community College student James Deese has found a way for quadriplegics and the elderly to retrieve items with the use of a robot.

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KVCC Changes M-TEC Center Name; Approves Purchasing $220,000 In Equipment For New Training Academies

Kalamazoo Valley Community College is changing the name of its Michigan Technology Education Center (M-TEC) facility to the Kalamazoo Valley Groves Center.

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U of Texas's Community College Program Faces Transition

Since its inception in 1944, the University of Texas at Austin’s Community College Leadership Program has established a reputation as one of the country’s top talent generators for community college administrators.

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How Does Your Community College Stack Up?

Not all community colleges are created equal.

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New Group Raising Community Colleges' Profile

Community college leaders in Virginia and other states say their schools' roles in giving students an affordable education and job training are undervalued, so they're banding together to fight for federal policy changes.

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Grand Rapids Community College And Western Michigan University Create Transfer Student Partnership

Grand Rapids Community College wants to make it easier for students to earn a business degree from Western Michigan University.

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