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Controversial Partnerships Undermined By Group's Past 'Kill'

Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

By Sarah Pavlus University of Phoenix fought against community college expansion For-profit university lobbied against community college bac...

Controversial Group's Strategy Raises Concern Over 'Inappropriate' Partnerships

Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

By Sarah Pavlus For-profit university targets community college students University of Phoenix says new relationships will restore profits, ...

Obama Community College To Promote Job Training

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 04.14.2012 | College

ANNANDALE, Va. — President Barack Obama called on Congress Monday to create an $8 billion fund to train community college students for high-grow...

Virginia Community Colleges Dive Headfirst Into Remedial-Math Redesign

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Jennifer Gonzalez | Posted 10.03.2011 | College

Developmental education is the bane of community colleges. It costs institutions millions of dollars every year to educate students who come to their ...

Student Pleads Guilty To Shooting At Professor

AP | By MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 05.28.2011 | College

MANASSAS, Va. -- A former college student upset about his failing math grade pleaded guilty Monday to attempted murder for shooting at his professor i...

Math Professor Gives Away Half His Yearly Income To Charity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Mathematics professor Richard Semmler works two jobs in addition to his post at Northern Virginia Community College so that he can give away up to $60...