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How colleges can make prior learning assessment more equitable

One in 10 students got credit for work experience, with low rates among Black, low-income and community college students, a recent study found.

The Pandemic’s Effect on Community College Enrollment

As COVID-19 began to spread this past spring, course enrollment dropped substantially at California’s community colleges, especially among African American and Native American/Alaska Native students.

A More Unified Community College: Aligning Non-Credit and Credit Programs

Now is the time to create a more unified community college that aligns industry-focused non-credit programs to credit programs that lead to degrees.

Stand Up, Wake Up, Rise Up

Reflections on an Illinois rally in protest of the death of George Floyd.

Tribal colleges are innovating this fall but will still need long-term support

With little internet access and disproportionate impacts from COVID-19, tribal colleges had to redesign everything they do in the spring.

Community College Baccalaureate Grads Earn More

Community college students who earn bachelor's degrees earn more than their peers in similar fields who earn only an associate degree, according to a new study from New America, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank.
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