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California Community Colleges Approve Overhaul

Over the objections of angry college students and worried faculty members, California community college leaders voted Monday to support a systemwide overhaul that could end many free classes for older adults and squeeze out students who fail to move quickly through the system.

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Private Sector Gets Job Skills; Public Gets Bill

North Carolina is picking up much of the cost. It is paying about $1 million to help nearly 400 workers acquire these skills, and a community college has committed to develop a custom curriculum that Caterpillar has valued at about $4.3 million.

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Clerk: Grand Rapids Community College Could Save $250,000 By Posing Tax Increase Request In August Or November Instead Of May

Grand Rapids Community College would save about $250,000 by moving its possible tax increase request to August or November, instead of the recommended May election date, Kent County Clerk Mary Hollinrake said.

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Delgado Community College Is One Of Nation's Fastest-Growing Two-Year Colleges

Delgado Community College is one of the country's fastest-growing two-year colleges of its size, according to a survey in Community College Week. Among community colleges with at least 10,000 students, Delgado ranked eighth in growth, with a 13 percent jump between fall 2009 and fall 2010. The enrollment rose from 16,618 to 18,767.

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MSU Hosts Summit To Discuss Changes For Montana's Two-Year Higher Education

A group of more than 100 leaders in higher education met at MSU today. They worked to brainstorm new names for Montana's colleges of technology and ways they could re-brand all of Montana's two-year education institutions.

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Tidewater Community College Women's Center Given $419,000 Endowment

The mother of a former biology professor has left $419,000 to the Women's Center of Tidewater Community College, officials announced Monday.

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Walla Walla CC Gets $100,000 As One Of Nation's Top 5 Community Colleges

The two-year school received the prize money from the nonprofit Aspen Institute at an event Monday in the nation's capital.

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Gittell To Lead N.H.'S Community Colleges

Portsmouth resident Ross Gittell is taking the reins of the Community College System of New Hampshire at what he and others describe as a critical time for the system.

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MT University Officials Aim To "Rebrand" Community Colleges

The Montana University System has been working to expand 2 year education in the state. So after years of work, the College!NOW initiative is reaching a significant milestone.

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Inquiry Targets 2 Contractors On L.A. Community Colleges Project

The D.A.'s probe centers on Los Angeles Community College District allegations that the firms submitted fraudulent billings for Mission College work, part of a $5.7-billion construction program.

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