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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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Grand Rapids Community College Green Jobs Training Program Is Expanding

Rob Wright, a 42-year-old father of one, was struggling to get by on a minimum wage job when he decided to enroll in Pathways to Prosperity, a federally funded program at Grand Rapids Community College that aims to prepare low-income residents for jobs in fields such as renewable energy.

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Baltimore City Community College Unified By Struggle To Get Off Probation

President, faculty leader say they're finally on the same page with accreditation threat looming

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California Community Colleges Prepare To Ration Their Offerings

Now in his third year at Yuba College, a year he once hoped to spend in Chico or Davis, Robert Bond said every student he knows has struggled to get the classes they need.

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