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Community College Leaders Prepare to Lobby on Capitol Hill

On Tuesday, day three of the Community College National Legislative Summit, Diane Auer Jones, the U.S. Department of Education’s principal deputy under secretary, highlighted the government’s upcoming priorities for community colleges.

How In-Prison Education Changed A Life

Phi Theta Kappa International President James Elliott found hope and a new life's mission through in-prison education. The Delaware Technical Community College Student is now working to bring awareness of Second Chance Pell Grants and in-prison education to all prisons in his home state.

Start Stacking: A Conscious Approach to Addressing Skills Gaps

With stackable credentials, colleges are able to better serve the needs of their students, communities and the local workforce.

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.
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