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Newsom Vetoes Bill on Retaking Community College Classes

California governor Gavin Newsom on Sunday vetoed a bill that would have allowed community college students to retake credit courses...
Students walk between classes at Moorpark College in California.

Negotiating Bachelor’s Degree Programs at Community Colleges

The California State University system is contesting five proposed baccalaureate programs at community colleges. It is working with California Community Colleges to improve the program-review process.

A photo of Broward College president Greg Haile, a brown-skinned bald man wearing a suit and tie

Broward College President Officially Out

Gregory Haile resigned from the college this month for reasons that remain unclear. Recent tensions with trustees over his service on outside boards leave lingering questions about his abrupt exit.

N.C. Legislators Gain More Power Over Community Colleges

The North Carolina state budget approved Friday prevents the governor from appointing members to the board that governs the state’s...

California Faculty Member Charged With Human Trafficking

A California community college faculty member and current or former coach faces nine charges, including pimping and human trafficking, the...
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In California, New Debate Over an Old Funding Law

The Fifty Percent Law, enacted more than 50 years ago, requires community colleges in the state to spend at least half their budget on instruction.

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Attacks on DEI Jeopardize College-Employer Partnerships

State restrictions risk undermining efforts to create a more racially equitable workforce, Kermit Kaleba and Kysha Wright Frazier write.

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How Community College Alumni View the Value of Higher Ed

Report finds fewer than half of community college alumni believe their degree helped advance their career.