• More than a promise
    By AACC 21st Century Center Staff
    December 11, 2018

    A new initiative in Nashville, Tenn., goes beyond free tuition.

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    More Two-Year Colleges Offering Bachelor’s Degrees
    By Corey Murray
    March 26, 2014

    Twenty-one states have laws that allow community colleges to confer bachelor’s degrees. If a new proposal in California goes through, that number would rise to 22. But, although offering bachelor’s degrees has become an increasingly popular practice at community colleges — and often for good reason — the move raises its fair share of challenges.

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    Volunteer Firefighters Get Free Tuition
    By Corey Murray
    March 12, 2014

    In a move to recruit more first responders, volunteer fire departments in New York offer tuition reimbursement to fire fighters enrolled at state community colleges.

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    Math and Reading in Need of Improvement
    By AACC Staff
    May 21, 2014

    Despite efforts to improve the math and reading scores of students entering college, a nationwide assessment indicates high school seniors fail to demonstrate significant academic gains.

  • New opportunities for service members
    By Mike Strand
    September 21, 2017

    A new program lets service members earn college credit through Salina Area Technical College while training at the National Guard’s Regional Training Site-Maintenance.

  • OER opens access
    By Keith Heumiller
    August 15, 2017

    A New Jersey community college is saving students money, time with a textbook-free math course.