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Cooperation, Coordination Can Enhance Higher Education Programs in Georgia (Opinion)

Getting our state university system more closely working together with our technical college system would seem to be a win-win idea for our state and benefit many students who are seeking an education.

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The ‘Cash Cow’ of U.S. Universities: Professional Certificates Instead of Degrees

Responding to demand from more and more students like Herndon, universities are jumping into the business of providing professional certificates that were once the domain of community colleges and for-profit providers like the University of Phoenix.

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Central Texas College Eases Path To 4-Year Degrees With Partnerships

Central Texas College has become more aggressive in building partnerships with four-year universities to provide its students with an easier path to higher education beyond the two-year degree.

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Connecticut May Let College Students Skip Remedial Classes

Remedial help may be bundled into regular college-level courses under a new bill in the state Senate.

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Santa Monica College Trustees Postpone Two-Tier Fee Plan

Proposal to offer classes in core courses such as English, math and history at a cost of about $180 per unit will get further study. It had sparked protests and a pepper-spraying incident.

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Chancellor Asks Santa Monica College To Put Two-Tier Plan On Hold

The system chief makes the request after a student protest that led to pepper-spraying. He says the plan to charge more for high-demand classes violates education codes and he's sought a legal opinion.

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Anne Arundel Community College Names Its Next President

Maryland native Dawn Lindsay is president of a California community college

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Towson University Cleared To Construct Branch On Harford Community College Campus

Decision comes over objections from Morgan State leaders, who say building should be shared by universities around the state

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Confusing Transfer Rules Hamstring, Cost Texas College Students

Audra Page made a penny-wise decision to start her education at a community college before transferring to Texas State University, but her attempt to overcome an expensive higher education system ended up more frustrating than frugal.

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Some Grand Rapids CC Retirees Earned More Than $20,000 In Sick And Vacation Day Payouts

While payouts for unused leave time are relatively rare in the private sector, they are more common at public institutions, experts say.

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