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How Micro-Credentials Can Support Social Mobility in Rural Communities

In a rapidly changing economy, micro-credentialing has emerged as a time-saving and cost-effective method to help learners gain recognition for their skills. Digital Promise’s new research explores the impact of earning micro-credentials on the social mobility of rural learners, prioritizing those impacted by poverty, particularly Black, Latina/o, and Indigenous populations.

Strengthening Rural Community Colleges Peer Learning Network: Reflecting on Best Practices

As the academic year comes to a close and we look forward to summer and preparing for the fall, we held our recent Peer Learning Network (PLN) discussion on June 1, 2022. The end of the school year is a perfect time for reflection and evaluation before beginning planning and goal setting. Therefore, our topic for this PLN discussion was Reflecting on Best Practices. During the conversation we were able to bring together rural community college leaders to learn about some of the best practices that they have learned and implemented as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Helping Rural Community Colleges Adjust to a Post-COVID World

In response to today's challenges that rural community colleges are facing the National Center for Inquiry & Improvement (NCII) convened the Rural Leader Learning Community (RLLC). Through the RLLC, NCII compiled the Rural Community College Leader Series written by college practitioners for college practitioners and designed to be accessible and action-oriented.

Expanding Access Through Reducing Cost of High-Speed Internet

On May 9, 2022, President Biden and Vice President Harris announced the securement of private sector commitments towards the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP).

Are community colleges transit accessible?

The Seldin/Haring-Smith Foundation (SHSF) share insights from their assessment of public transit accessibility at community colleges across the United States and their Public Transit Map.
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