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The president seeks funds to reward states and colleges, raise the maximum Pell Grant, and expand an income-based student-loan repayment option.
Building courses across disciplines on a common theme is one of the innovations a gathering of community-college educators discussed this week.
The nominee for the White House's top higher-education post was on hand at a closed session during the American Council on Education's meeting.
Students still weigh academic reputation and job prospects most, but they’re also becoming "savvier shoppers."
The president unveiled a "Fafsa Completion Initiative" on Friday as part of the administration’s drive to get more young people to go to college.
The scorecard will allow students and families to compare colleges in the system, and will help the colleges measure and improve their performances.
The program, being offered under a contract with Caterpiller Inc., is turning the college into a "pawn" in the company's "union-busting games," the union says.
Students who pass an intensive course at Edmonds Community College get an automatic interview with the Boeing Company, a deal that has proved beneficial.
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- California Community Colleges End Controversial Deal With Kaplan U.
The Two-Year Track
If anything, faculty members should be a bit more paranoid about social media.
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