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Going to College Before College

Many local high school students can now take courses that give them high school and college credits at the same time. If they stick to it, they will eventually graduate from college in less time an…

New Report Community College Students and Libraries

The report, "Amplifying Student Voices: The Community College Libraries and Academic Support for Student Success Project," found that two-year students see their institutions as accessible and affordable, but they face challenges when balancing work, finances, their classes, transportation to and from campus, and navigating the resources colleges offer.

Promising Community College Practices for Student Parent Success

More than 2 million community college students in the United States are parents of children under 18. Student parents benefit from large earnings gains once earning their degree; community colleges can support their graduation by providing services to help balance family and school responsibilities.

Community College Students Who Work

Most community college students work either part- or full-time while enrolled. Working while enrolled can help students gain valuable experience but can also be a barrier to college completion.

A Promising Model to Boost Retention for Part-Time Students

Bunker Hill Community College in Boston has seen improved retention for part-time students enrolled in learning communities.

Harper College to Share Expertise at National Apprenticeship Conference for Community and Technical Colleges

Harper College focuses on building "non-traditional" Registered Apprenticeship programs to meet local workforce development needs.
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