Community Colleges

For Community Colleges, Federal Aid Would Come With Strings Attached


Faculty members at Montgomery County Community College, in Pennsylvania, applaud students from the Class of 2009 during the institution's commencement ceremony.
July 29, 2009

When President Obama announced last month that he would spend $9-billion on grants to improve community colleges, campus leaders knew the money would come with strings attached. But the extent of those strings took some college presidents by…

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