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Northern Essex Gets US Grant To Expand Services

Northern Essex Community College plans to significantly expand support services to prospective and enrolled students at its Lawrence campus with the help of newly awarded federal funds.

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Professor Defends Treatment of Stutterer

Calling herself “the victim of a character assassination,” the college professor who asked a student with a severe stutter not to pose questions in class said that her actions were misinterpreted, and that she did not mean to silence him.

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Community College District Halts Spending On Construction

Chancellor calls a monthlong suspension on 67 projects to determine how to pay for maintenance. The moratorium affects a $38-million fashion and arts center and a $7.4-million fitness facility.

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University of Wisconsin System To Ease Transition For Transfers, Lessen Stigma

The University of Wisconsin System is trying to help transfer students get a degree quicker and cheaper as part of its effort to increase the number of college graduates in the state.

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D.A. Opens Investigation Of Los Angeles Community College District

At issue are allegations of irregularities in the selection of a watchdog for the district's troubled $5.7-billion construction program.

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Area Community Colleges Get Grant For Roving Classrooms For Occupational Training

Parked on the campus of Bishop State Community College, the large trailer on wheels has been converted into a training site for high-tech occupations in the maritime, aviation, manufacturing, chemical and automotive industries.

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Enrollment Falls At Conn. Community Colleges

Enrollment across the state's 12 community colleges has dropped for the first time in 13 years.

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Calhoun Community College Students Stage Protest Over Rejected Plan For New Campus (Video)

An estimated 300 Calhoun Community College students held a midday protest at the Wynn Drive campus, voicing their displeasure over last week's vote by the state board of education that rejected the school's plan for a new Huntsville campus.

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Arundel C.C. To Lead U.S. Effort On Technical Careers

Anne Arundel Community College has won a $19.7 million federal grant to help increase the number of workers in science, math, engineering and technology fields across the country, the state said Wednesday.

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O'Malley Replaces Majority Of Baltimore City Community College Board

Concerned about the academic achievement of students at Baltimore City Community College, Gov. Martin O'Malley has overhauled its board of trustees, replacing the majority of its members.

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