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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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Tidewater Community College To Get $24 Million For Student Job Aid

Tidewater Community College has been awarded a $24 million federal grant to lead a statewide community-college project aimed at helping more students get jobs, according to a TCC statement released Monday.

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15 Community Colleges To Split $20M US Grant

The federal government will give the 15 Massachusetts community colleges $20 million to increase workforce training programs in industries facing a shortage of technically skilled employees.

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On Campus: Tech College Officials Fight Voter ID Ruling

Leaders in the Wisconsin Technical College System are fighting a ruling that student IDs issued by the state's 16 technical colleges cannot be used to vote.

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