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California Approved Nearly $500M in Emergency Aid for Community-College Students. Could Washington be Next?

by Elise Takahama  | October 15, 2019
This month, California legislators made news when they opted to provide community-college stude [...] Read more

Where Four-Year Schools Find a Pool of Applicants: Two-Year Schools

by Laura Pappano | October 11, 2019
Community colleges are the workhorses of higher education. They don’t charge a lot and they t [...] Read more

Biden’s Education Plan: Free Community College, Expanded Loan Programs

by Associated Press | October 08, 2019
Joe Biden is calling for making community and technical college free while making existing fede [...] Read more

Spokane Falls Community College is Helping Students by Putting Leftovers to Good Use

by Jordan Tolbert | October 06, 2019
SPOKANE, Wa. – Nearly half of all community college students don’t know where their [...] Read more

California’s New Online Community College to Open After Months of Planning

by Ashley A. Smith | October 01, 2019
California’s newest two-year institution — the online-only Calbright College — opens on T [...] Read more

Why Latinx Enrollment At IL Community Colleges Holds Steady, But Gaps In Degree Attainment Persist

by Lee V. Gaines | September 27, 2019
When Francisco Gamino arrived at Parkland College four years ago, he didn’t know how to balan [...] Read more

Report: Underrepresented High School Students Engage More With Institutions Through Social Media

by | September 24, 2019
Social media is transforming the college admissions and recruitment process, especially for und [...] Read more

‘Colonial Phil’ is Out as Community College of Philadelphia’s Longtime Mascot; ‘Roary,’ the Lion, Is In

by Susan Snyder | September 20, 2019
An African American student in Brian Goedde’s Community College of Philadelphia class put it [...] Read more