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Why the government should invest more in community colleges (opinion)

They're often the most affordable option for higher education -- if not the only option -- yet public funding for them compared to other colleges is clearly imbalanced, write Austan Goolsbee, Glenn Hubbard and Penny Pritzker.

Meet Maria, Amarillo's Most Promising Student

Amarillo College raised completion rates from 19% to 48% by using a composite personal profile to better understand who the college should cater to.

Inside College-Employer Partnerships: The Importance of Trust

Higher education administrators, especially those at two-year institutions, understand the importance of partnering with employers to create innovative and market-responsive programming to support community development and enrich the college.

Study Shows Higher Ed for Single Mothers Pays Dividends

Single mothers who earn an associate degree earn more, pay more in taxes and require little if any public assistance according to a new study.

STUDENT VOICE: Despite suiting many families’ needs, California community colleges remain an undervalued option

In California, community colleges suit many familities' needs, but may carry an unfair stigma. A satisfied student tries to change perceptions.

Higher Education Associations Support DACA Amid Legal Challenges

The Supreme Court is expected to rule on the legality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program by summer 2020. Higher education associations widely support the program which has helped many undocumented immigrants enroll in college.
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