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CCCSE Report: Sweeping Change Imperative To Close Achievement Gaps

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NACCE: Navigating New Educational Terrain

By Paul Bradley, Editor, Community College Week Community colleges need to be more creative, more entrepreneurial than ever before. Today’s quickly changing higher educational landscape demands it.             That was the message given loud and clear this morning to about … Continue reading

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10 States Debating Guns on Campus

Here’s a link to an interesting info-graphic on guns on campus: http://collegestats.org/articles/2012/06/10-states-debating-guns-on-campus/

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15 Colleges Earn $100,000 Grant from Walmart Foundation

             Fifteen community colleges will each receive a $100,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to bolster faculty and staff engagement in student success efforts being promoted by the Achieving the Dream reform effort..             Each college already has been designated … Continue reading

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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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Looking for Love on Capitol Hill

By Paul Bradley Editor, Community College Week On a dank and overcast Valentine’s Day, more than 800 community college leaders from around the country came to the nation’s Capitol looking for some love. The occasion was the annual Community College … Continue reading

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White House Announces $8 billion Community College Initiative

A Blueprint to Train Two Million Workers for High-Demand Industries through a Community College to Career Fund In his State of the Union address, President Obama called for a national commitment to help create an economy built to last by … Continue reading

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Report: Successful College Initiatives Reach Fraction of Students

By Paul Bradley Just last week that President Obama gave community colleges a prominent spot in his State of the Union address, placing in the national spotlight the growing role of institutions that have long been unloved and underappreciated. But … Continue reading

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Budget Woes Threaten Completion Agenda

By Paul Bradley The ambitious community college completion agenda is colliding with harsh reality of shrinking budgets, overcrowded campuses and the absence of a lack of long-term financial plan to boost the number of Americans who hold degrees or certificates. … 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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