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Penn. Lawmakers Propose Dueling Plans to Overhaul Higher Ed

Both parties have introduced separate bills outlining their own vision on how best to carry out the higher education overhaul Governor Shapiro called for in January.

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Long Wait Lists for Introductory English at City College of San Francisco

Some faculty and students say the community college isn’t offering enough sections of the often required course, leading to program completion delays and frustration.

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A Contentious Pay Cut at Maricopa Community Colleges

Some of the college district’s adjunct librarians and counselors have been fighting a pay cut intended to bring their wages closer to that of other adjunct faculty.

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Tenure Under Fire—Again—in North Dakota

Republican lawmakers and a university president pushed a bill last year that would diminish faculty job protections at two institutions. It failed by a hair, but the State Board of Higher Education has taken up the mantle.

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A Growing Number of Community Colleges Are Building HBCU Pipelines

Washtenaw Community College and other institutions are working with historically Black colleges and universities to help their students transfer, particularly in states without HBCUs.

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Study: Housing Assistance Boosted Graduation for Homeless Learners

New analysis from Education Northwest finds housing support for homeless community college students in Washington state helped with completion rates among participants.

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A New Push to Get Community College Students to the Polls

Students at two-year colleges consistently vote at lower rates than their four-year peers. A new coalition of companies and organizations wants to change that.

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Community Colleges Are Critical to Climate Action

Community colleges are an underutilized resource in meeting climate goals, Cameron Sublett and Jeff Clary write.