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Apr 17, 2014
The White House talks up $550 million in job training programs aimed at community colleges, including $100 million in new funding for apprenticeships.

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February 29, 2012
Standardized tests are placing community college students who are ready for college into remedial classes, two studies find, making them less likely to earn degrees.
February 28, 2012
New study finds that one-third of students attend at least two colleges. Their most common transfer destination: community colleges.
February 27, 2012
More upper-middle-class students are choosing community college right out of high school, and they expect a full undergrad experience.
February 21, 2012
Courses on how to learn and manage college life can boost graduation rates. The classes are catching on -- slowly -- at community colleges, but face resistance.
February 20, 2012
DePaul's new community college partnership aims to eliminate the mysteries behind transferring.
February 2, 2012
New study finds that community college students often don't take advantage of academic support that could help get them to graduation. The solution may be to make those offerings required.
January 16, 2012
City Colleges of Chicago have a 7 percent graduation rate. If that number doesn't go up, the system's chancellor, presidents and trustees could lose their jobs.
January 13, 2012
The president of a private liberal arts university takes the helm at a community college. It's a rare career move, but the two institutions -- and the two jobs -- have a lot in common.
January 5, 2012
While California's community college system debates how to ration student access, two of its institutions have begun the sometimes-painful process.
December 23, 2011
New Montgomery College math lab takes increasingly popular "emporium" approach to remedial math, where professors change their role to boost student success.

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