2018 May 26 - 11:52 am

Community College Tuition To Triple for DACA Students

“This ruling is troubling for the 2,000 DACA students currently enrolled in Maricopa Community Colleges,” he said in a statement. “During the past five years, more than 600 DACA students earned an associate’s degree or a certificate from one of our colleges and are making valuable contributions to the health of our economy.
2018 May 26 - 11:52 am

Enrollment Declines, Past Misdeeds Bedevil For-Profit Sector

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has hired several industry insiders and frozen Obama-era regulations that would have increased protections for students. She has reduced loan forgiveness relief for some former students defrauded by their schools, meaning that the forprofit industry could be on the hook for less.
2018 May 26 - 12:03 am

Annual Graduation Exercises Rich with Diversity and Determination

Another is a mother who walked across the stage to claim her degree in the company of her two daughters, who graduated from the same college on the very same day. Mother and daughters took some courses together and pushed one another across the finish line.
2018 May 26 - 12:03 am

A Summary Listing of Higher-Ed-Related News from Around The Nation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A partnership aims to educate sworn and civilian members of a police department on African-American history in Washington, D.C., along with the history of the district’s neighborhoods..
2018 May 26 - 12:03 am
grade I completed was the eighth grade. By the time I went back to school I was older, a mother of three children, and a housewife to an abusive husband. Furthermore, English is my second language and I often struggle to write and understand everyday topics.
2018 May 26 - 12:03 am

Ballooning Costs Kill Rewrite of TOPS Scholarship Program

The other bill by Sen. Wesley Bishop, a New Orleans Democrat, would have offered TOPS awards to students who weren’t initially eligible when they started a four-year university but meet certain criteria after two years in college. The committee voted 11- 7 against that measure.
2018 May 26 - 12:03 am

NH Seeks Ways To Solve Skilled Labor Shortage

Speaking at an economic forum at the New Hampshire Statehouse, Ross Gittell, chancellor of the state’s Community College System of New Hampshire, advised legislators to pay more attention to older adults in the state’s labor force. The state must focus on ways to make them skilled, well-trained employees, he said.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

States Seek Out Near-Grads To Reach Education Targets

Archer never intended to pick up an associate degree. Those summer courses at the community college were prerequisites for the bachelor’s degree she’s on her way to getting to become a dietician. But when the meter on the credits she’d collected clicked to 60 — enough for an associate.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

A Summary Listing of Higher-Ed-Related News from Around The Nation

A first group of Tesla technicians is set to graduate from a 12-week training program at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte. The company said a second group is nearing the end of classes at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, See.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

Lawsuit Claims College Admitted Known Sex Offender

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former student is suing a Southern California community college and the football player convicted of raping her, accusing the school of allowing the young man to attend school despite a previous sexual assault conviction..
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

Nation’s Largest State Poses Vast Transportation Challenges

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — While Lower 48ers rely on highways to travel short distances, transportation on Kodiak Island often requires a bit more ingenuity. A visitor might be surprised to learn, for example, that from Larsen Bay or Akhiok, a trip to the grocery store involves a prop-plane flight over mountain ranges.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

Rio Salado College Dual Enrollment Graduate Eyes Teaching Career

“Lennon brings an understanding of building relationships, that education must be equitable for every student,” Tobey said. “I believe that he will use his voice to continue to advocate for higher pay for classroom teachers, strengthen Career and Technical Education Programs, and promote dual-language programs to train future students.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

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