Category Archives: Public Colleges

AACC Commission Challenges Community Colleges

By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week   ORLANDO, Fla – The American Association of Community Colleges has issued a list of ambitious goals to help its 1,200 member colleges prosper in an era of heightened expectations and diminished financial … Continue reading

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Aspen Institute Opens College Competition

Let the numbers crunching begin – at least for 120 lucky community colleges. Those institutions are being invited to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, an effort by the Aspen Institute for College Excellence to … Continue reading

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Colleges at Center of Push for Higher Standards in Early Childhood Ed

By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week They have been called our most precious resources — young children, infants and toddlers, pre-schoolers and kindergartners, ever precocious and curious. Yet for the last four decades, as women have flooded into the workforce, … Continue reading

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Across the Potomac, Reform Agenda Takes Hold

(This article also appeared in the Nov.1, 2010 issue of Community College Week) By William Trueheart President and CEO Achieving the Dream ”It’s time to reform our community colleges so that they provide Americans of all ages a chance to … Continue reading

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White House Summit Fixes Spotlight On Two-Year Schools

(This article also appeared in the Oct. 18, 2010 issue of Community College Week) By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week For the nation’s community colleges, the White House Summit on Community Colleges was their long-awaited day in the spotlight. … Continue reading

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Maximizing Efficiencies and Cutting Administrative Costs

Ivy Tech’s Commitment to Efficiency Makes Most of Indiana’s Investment (This article also appeared in the Oct. 18, 2010 issue of Community College Week) By Thomas J. Snyder President Ivy Tech Community College Gov. Mitch Daniels HAS implored Indiana’s public … Continue reading

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