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Inspiring the new creative economy

Futurist Richard Florida moved the needle with his book The Rise of the Creative Class (Basic Books, 2002)—establishing creativity as a 21st century learning and earning skill, and a driving force of economic growth, jobs creation, and cultural enrichment in today’s competitive global society.

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Calif. Community Colleges May Get New Budget Cut

Unless the state's revenue picture changes dramatically in the next few months, California community colleges can expect a new $149 million punch in the gut this year, college leaders said Tuesday.

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A Very Rough Road For Community College Students

Many graduated from low-performing high schools that ill-prepared them for college, making them unlikely to get a degree. L.A.'s. community college district is responding with special programs, but one social scientist says it's not enough.

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A Shocking New Way To Play: Face To Face

In an Internet age, a board game club changes the pace

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Community College Advocate Joyce Hedlund Stepping Down After 25 Years

Joyce Hedlund said her recent decision to retire after a long career in higher education came not so much as an epiphany but as a result of seeing what a great time her husband, Wesley, has been having since he retired 18 months ago after 41 years as a biology teacher at Bangor High School.

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Tidewater CC-Va. Beach Library Sees Ground-Breaking Event

A massive skeletal structure has been growing over the corner of Tidewater Community College's campus on Rosemont Road near Dam Neck Road.

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D.A., District Probe Alleged Improprieties At Trade-Tech College Foundation

The foundation paid fees for exclusive clubs and a $1,500-a-month car allowance for its executive director, Rhea Chung, who has been placed on leave.

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Austin CC President Backs Obama’s Proposal

President Barack Obama’s proposal to allocate $8 billion for community college workforce training, outlined in this story today, could provide important benefits to Texas, including the Austin area.

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Obama to Propose Community College Aid

President Obama on Monday will propose a $8 billion Community College to Career Fund, with the goal of training two million workers for well-paying jobs in high-demand industries, officials said.

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