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Your High School Grad Not Ready for College? Have Them Do This

Not everyone is ready for college directly after high school. College requires an investment of…

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Reform Community College

More community college students could graduate if reforms were enacted

Some community college reforms have improved graduation rates and cost little to implement, yet the…


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Sleazy For-profit Colleges Disproportionately Target Students of Color

Crony capitalism thrives on the backs of poor black students

For-profit colleges disproportionately target low-income, poorly informed black people, 65% of whom drop out with…

By Robin White Goode

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Oregon Offers Free Community College for Eligible Residents

Joins Tennessee in statewide effort

Oregon passes a bill that offers free community college–the first two years–to high school graduates…


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Labor Secretary Thomas Perez at STEM Solutions Conference

The compelling business case for prioritizing STEM

AT the STEM Solutions Conference, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez presented the business case…

By Robin White Goode

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The Benefits of Attending Community College

Two-year schools can be a launching pad

Community college offers several benefits: low cost, small classes, flexible schedules, and the chance to…


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Vocational Training at Community College Really Pays

Health programs at community college lead to higher salaries

Preparing for health occupations at community college leads to substantial increase in pay.


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California’s Community College System Enters Transfer Deal with Nine HBCUs

New partnership will allow students to have an easier transfer to HBCUs

California community college system enters new partnership to help students have a smoother transfer to…

By Courtney Connley

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Could UDC Become a Free Tuition College Named After Marion Barry?

D.C. lawmakers propose a bill to rename the University of the District of Columbia after former mayor

D.C. lawmakers propose bill to make the University of the District of Columbia a tuition-free…

By Courtney Connley

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Women of Power Summit: Children’s Education Takes Center Stage

Jhan Doughty Berry, Ph.D., and Muriel Howard, Ph.D., talk test taking and minorities

Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit brings child education to the forefront with Jhan Doughty…

By Raqiyah Mays

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President Obama Proposes Tuition-Free Community College

New proposal is a part of POTUS plan to create a more educated American workforce

President Obama announces the America’s College Promise proposal, which will provide a tuition free education…

By Courtney Connley

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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