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2015 September 27 - 12:19 am

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San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera praised the task force’s report, saying it offered vindication. Herrera sued the commission in 2013 to stop the agency from revoking the City College of San Francisco’s accreditation..
2015 September 13 - 02:02 am

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Dylan Andrew Quick also pleaded guilty to two aggravated assault counts. State District Judge Maria Jackson could sentence Quick to anything from probation to life imprisonment when he’s sentenced Oct. 29. Quick remains jailed without bond..
2015 August 24 - 08:51 pm

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created LPN to RN Accelerated Track.” she said. “Since the three-year period we’ve collected some data and the licensure passage rate has continued to decline, which is not a good thing. It’s less than the national standard, and it can jeopardize accreditation.
2015 August 11 - 02:52 pm

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The measure would have required students be permanent residents or U.S. citizens in order to get the state’s A+ Scholarship, which provides two years of free tuition at community colleges. Supporters said it was meant to limit the number of people receiving scholarships in order to preserve them for Missouri residents.
2015 July 8 - 04:11 pm

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The online school is a nonprofit and offers degrees in business, teaching and information technology. It’s based on “competency learning,” meaning students don’t have assigned class times and instead can work at their own pace and time..
2015 June 26 - 04:55 pm

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Students can enroll for the fall 2015 semester at any of New Hampshire’s seven community colleges and be jointly admitted to pathway programs at the University of New Hampshire, Plymouth State University, UNH-Manchester, Keene State College, and Granite State College.
2015 June 9 - 05:07 am

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The report also calls out public universities and community colleges statewide for providing “excessive fringe benefits” and lucrative exit deals for top administrators, including a $480,418 severance package to the former Illinois State University president after less than a year on the job.
2015 May 30 - 09:19 am

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The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system said that an inquiry by the University of Texas at Austin found Duran’s behavior didn’t rise to scientific misconduct, and a full investigation is not required. Duran’s doctoral degree was affirmed..
2015 May 13 - 02:44 pm

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Air Force Sgt. Adam Usher, leader of the 87th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, says his group has up to three emergency calls a week. None had ever involved such as large bomb..
2015 April 30 - 10:43 pm

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Unofficial returns show nearly 75 percent of the voters approved a 0.35 increase to local sales tax to update and add more space to the arena, which was built in 1953. The tax will take effect in July and remain in place for about 10 years. Hutchinson Community College has pledged $4.
2015 April 19 - 11:49 am

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Prosecutors in Dallas say the 42- year-old Timmons enrolled via the Internet for online studies and had financial aid applied to her tuition or checks were sent to her. She withdrew from more than a dozen colleges or universities since 2009..
2015 March 30 - 10:18 pm

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SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California college district says it will continue a consulting deal with two Saudi Arabia technical colleges despite opposition from faculty who object to the Arab government’s record on human rights..
2015 March 16 - 11:34 pm

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Byrnes, who oversees industrial programs at North Iowa Area Community College, supported similar legislation last session but it failed to advance in the House. Byrnes said he would be open to working out a waiver system through the state Department of Education if law makers.
2015 March 6 - 10:49 am

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Morgan said funding is especially important as the TBR system prepares for its first class of Tennessee Promise freshmen. Roughly 57,000 Tennessee high school seniors have completed the initial applications for the last-dollar scholarship that provides free tuition for two years at a state community See Briefs,.
2015 January 19 - 07:28 pm

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The new president of Black Hawk College in western Illinois will be among them. Bettie Truitt says she will explore possible exchange opportunities for students at Black Hawk, located in Moline..
2015 January 6 - 09:24 pm

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Jevon Mallory, 20, pleaded guilty to felony assault in October. He was caught choking Blythe Grupe in a women’s bathroom at the campus in Kirkwood on April 18, 2013. Authorities say Mallory either hid in a stall or followed Grupe into the bathroom, then grabbed her around the neck.
2014 December 22 - 05:48 pm

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Catanzaro has served as president of Chattanooga State since 1990. In October, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reported that state auditors were investigating Catanzaro after he hired a woman he met on vacation in Barbados to a six-figure job at the school.
2014 December 19 - 05:31 am

Railroad Tank Car Maker Adding 1,300 Jobs in N.C.

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Vertex said in a statement it well be hiring assemblers and fitters, welders, and painters as well as personnel with expertise in engineering, logistics, quality assurance, sales, safety and management. The company says workers will average approximately $40,000 annually.
2014 December 19 - 05:31 am

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Fifty-five percent of students who started college in 2008 had finished their fouryear degrees six years later, the clearinghouse said. That’s down from 56.1 percent graduation rate for students who started college in 2007..
2014 November 24 - 01:35 am

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Prosecutors say the 25-year-old Lacroix obtained stolen credit data for 14,000 account holders. He also hacked into law enforcement computer systems containing sensitive information and hacked the email account of a local police chief..

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