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Worrying enrollment trends continue, Clearinghouse report shows

Several concerning enrollment trends are holding strong as the latest, and more comprehensive, data show. Experts and advocates are particularly worried about community colleges.

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Board member accused of interfering with search for chancellor of Maricopa Colleges

Governing board member accused of spoiling the search for a new chancellor of Arizona's largest community college district.

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Summer enrollments declined sharply among Black undergraduates and at community colleges

College enrollments declined sharply this summer among Black undergraduates and men, and at community colleges and rural institutions, raising worries about the fall and worsening equity gaps.

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Community colleges have a tough year on enrollments

Despite earlier predictions that this might be their year, many are expecting enrollment declines -- some of them devastating. Impact is greatest on minority and low-income students.

Faculty members in new coronavirus hot spots want a remote fall or delayed opening

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Reopening plans in many new coronavirus hot spots were drafted before cases surged. Faculty members in those states want a do-over, in the form of an all-online fall or at least a delayed opening.

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National Student Clearinghouse data reveal stable enrollment in spring

Spring campus closures and the shift to remote learning did not have a major negative impact on student enrollments, finds the National Student Clearinghouse. But racial gaps emerge.

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Americans seeking to change job fields prefer nondegree training to make the jump

A quarter of Americans say they would pursue education or training within six months if they lost their job, but most prefer nondegree training over the traditional college route.

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The pandemic has worsened equity gaps in higher education and work

The pandemic has accelerated and worsened equity gaps in higher education and its connection to work, according to new data, which may also show paths to improving this connection.

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California community college alliance aims to improve racial equity in higher education

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Dozens of the state's two-year institutions join an alliance to end educational gaps and improve campus racial climates.

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Community college systems in Virginia, California to review law enforcement training

Amid widespread protests over another police killing of a black American, two-year systems in California and Virginia will reassess their major role in law enforcement training.

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