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Community college experts welcome Obama's plan, with some reservations

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Obama's free tuition plan is a hit among community college leaders, but some experts worry about details and whether the money could be more targeted.

White House plan could change relationship between government and higher education

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The president's free community college plan may change the balance between the federal government, states and colleges.

White House plans to take Tennessee Promise national

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Obama unveils outline of federal matching grant proposal that would seek to make two years of community college free nationwide.

Promising partnership between Drexel University and three community colleges ends

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Drexel University nixes on-site bachelor's degree offerings at three local community colleges, one year after creating two of the highly touted partnerships.

Asbestos, land deals and a bullet part of controversy at Texas community college

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A bullet goes through through the front door of a Texas community college board member's home. Is it because he is critical of the administration and his fellow board members?

Enrollment numbers grew during recession but graduation rates slipped

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More students enrolled in college when the recession began, new data from the National Student Clearinghouse show, but a smaller percentage graduated within six years.

Obama administration has helped weaken and change the for-profit industry

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The final gainful employment rules have plenty of critics, but it's undeniable that the Obama administration has made a difference with its five-year crackdown on for-profits.

Bipartisan support for bringing back federal aid for 'ability-to-benefit' students

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Community colleges gain traction in push to reinstate federal aid for students without a high school diploma, less so for bringing back "summer Pell."

Chicago joins Tennessee with tuition-free community college plan

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Momentum and criticism build for tuition-free community college plans, but even some skeptics say scholarships in Tennessee and Chicago could bring in more low-income students.

Indiana (with Lumina boost) to take over Carnegie Classifications

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The Carnegie Foundation will no longer produce the regular groupings of higher education institutions. Indiana University will take them over -- with a big assist from the Lumina Foundation.

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