Items Tagged with 'Community college'

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Higher education system needs fundamental redesign

May 3, 2019
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, with lots of bi-partisan and business community support, has established the goal of 60% of Michigan adults having a postsecondary credential by 2030. Read More

Community colleges push job training

Programs are being offered both at schools and on location.

October 9, 2015
LANSING — Michigan employers can get free job training for their new workers from local community colleges. Read More

It’s time to make college completion the priority at community colleges

June 5, 2015
I support President Obama’s proposal to make community college tuition free for those students who stay on track academically. Read More

Community colleges seek better ways to prepare students

Students coming from the work force often need specialized help.

LANSING — Almost half of students entering community college find themselves unprepared, according to a new Government Accountability Office report, and new strategies are being formed to better equip students for success. Read More

Community colleges use innovation to stay competitive

August 27, 2012
LANSING — Community colleges are finding new ways to compete with for-profit colleges to enroll and retain more part-time and working students. Read More