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N.C. Program Filling a Void in Building Trades

by Zachery Eanes | December 12, 2017
A year ago, Angela Cacace was cutting hair, a career she’d had since her early 20s. Now, the [...] Read more

States Step Up Efforts to Help Ex-Foster Children

by Teresa Wiltz | December 08, 2017
Since she was 2, Alexis Barries has bounced from foster home to group home to finally, a place [...] Read more

Study: Sexual Misconduct, Drug Misuse and Mental Health Are Major Issues at Community Colleges

by Joseph Hong | December 07, 2017
While issues of sexual misconduct, drug misuse and mental health are much discussed in the high [...] Read more

Minority-Serving Institutions Anxious Over Tax Bill

by Joseph Hong | December 05, 2017
While the Senate Republicans just passed a major tax overhaul on Friday, higher education writ [...] Read more

D.C. Steps Up Effort to School Adults

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press | December 01, 2017
WASHINGTON — A high school dropout, Nicole Dickey adds fractions in math class at a charter s [...] Read more

Chicago STAR Scholars Program Provides College Access

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | November 30, 2017
Tony Tran was all set to report to his dorm at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign w [...] Read more

Free Community College — N.J. Could Be Next

by Kelly Heyboer | November 28, 2017
TRENTON – New Jersey’s county colleges charged full-time students an average of $4, [...] Read more

Former N.C. System Chief: I Was Forced Out

by Jane Stancill | November 22, 2017
The former president of North Carolina’s Community College System says he was forced out of t [...] Read more