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One in Three College Students Transfer Report Says

Tweet Most students that transfer leave in their second year. The report, “Transfer and Mobility: A National View of Pre-Degree Student Movement in Postsecondary Institutions,” found that one in three

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White House Pushes Blueprint to Train Workers Through Community Colleges

Tweet Obama administration envisions 2 million students receiving education to fill positions within high-demand industries. That plan was unveiled by the president at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia,

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Guilford Tech Aims to Boost Graduation Rate

Tweet Greensboro, N.C. college seeks to help students complete their education. GREENSBORO, N.C. — All across the United States, community and technical colleges have witnessed a spike in enrollment, particularly

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NC Educational Consortium Provides Way for Employers to Find Workers

Tweet New job site seeks to launch employers with grads. Community and technical colleges in North Carolina graduate tens of thousands of students each semester, mirroring what takes place all

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Group Says Community College Students Are Denied Funding

Tweet Community college is one of the most affordable ways for students to obtain college credits, an important launching pad to four-year schools or for offering sufficient training through offered

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Aspen Institute Ranks Community Colleges; $1 Million Prize Offered

Tweet Community colleges across the country are faced with record enrollments coinciding with budgetary cutbacks. This squeeze on an education system that has been a proven model for nearly a

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Community Colleges White House Summit Scheduled

Tweet Dr. Jill Biden, wife of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, will be hosting a Summit on Community Colleges on October 5, 2010. This first-ever event comes at the request

Book Reviews

Book Review: Community College Companion

Tweet “Everything You Wanted to Know About Succeeding in a Two-Year School” Two-year schools, sometimes called junior colleges, technical schools and most commonly community colleges, are an important part of

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Top 10 College News Stories In 2009

Tweet A new year has arrived and with it the promise of a fresh start, new opportunities, and a chance to reach important milestones in our lives. A number of

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Community College Enrollment At Record Levels

Tweet A tough economy has sent hundreds of thousands of students back to school, people who are seeking new skills to equip them with the tools to succeed in a

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7 Tips For Winning The College Costs Battle

Tweet The following information was sourced from Paying for College Without Going Broke: 2010 Edition by Kalman A. Chany (Random House / Princeton Review Books). Just the other day I

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Are Community Colleges The Way Of The Future?

Tweet Jill Biden, wife of US vice-president Joe Biden, making her unofficially the “second lady” made some telling remarks about higher education while in Europe earlier this month. Specifically, Mrs.