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Community colleges will be able to compete for the grant money, to help prepare workers for in-demand positions.
The president and vice president announced $100-million in support for the programs, which attract few women because they focus on male-dominated fields.
A report from the State Higher Education Executive Officers contains a glimmer of good news for public colleges, as well as a reminder of how much has changed since 2008.
It provides rare salary data on some positions, like research and lab assistants, that exist only on college campuses.
Scholars at a Lumina Foundation summit discussed ideas for making college more affordable and raising completion rates.
Two year ago, the group provided a stark assessment of its members’ shortcomings and called for big changes. Now it has offered a road map to attain that goal.
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.
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The Two-Year Track
If anything, faculty members should be a bit more paranoid about social media.
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